Who is your Human Rights Hero?
We all know that special person.
Your Human Rights Hero might be your minister, scout leader, parent or even your brother-in-law. She/he might be your teacher, doctor, neighbor or a volunteer you know at a local non-profit.
The Human Rights Education Institute is on a journey to promote human rights for every person regardless of their background or circumstance. We need your help to identify the heroes among us to give them the recognition they deserve.
In late October, our panel of judges will assemble to select the community heroes for each category. The winners of Hero of the Year will be honored at our annual Human Rights Day Celebration on December 10th. The categories available are:
|Award Category||Region for each Category|
|Elementary Student||Eastern Washington|
|Middle School Student||Northern Idaho|
|High School Student||Western Montana|
Additionally, the local heroes will be recognized on our website, Facebook page, and local media.
At a time when cultural, political and religious differences across our country and around the world are constantly emphasized we need to be reminded of the importance of the people who practice human rights everyday, and teach us to respect each other and appreciate diversity. Help us identify those who are bringing meaning to our community.
Nominations open on August 15th, accepted either online or through the mail, and they must be received by October 19th at 5pm to be considered in the selection process. For additional questions, please contact Jeanette Laster at JLaster@HREI.org or (208) 292-2359.
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