Human Rights Awards

On December 10, 2014, the John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights was pleased to present its 8th annual Human Rights Awards.The Human Rights Awards commemorates International Human Rights Day by celebrating the people and organizations of Edmonton that have dedicated themselves to making our city a better place to live for all.

2014 RECIPIENTS

Brianna Olson, Amarjeet Sohi (Randy Palivoda Public Service Award), Marni Panas, Mohamed El Daly, Velvet Martin

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2013 RECIPIENTS

ORGANIZATION- GRIT (Getting Ready for Inclusion Today)
EMERGING ORGANIZATION- Butterfly Moon Project Empowerment
YOUTH- Mackenzie Martin
INDIVIDUAL- Amin Amir
Randy Palivoda Public Service Award- Jim Gurnett
Gerald L. Gall Award- Denis Edney

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2012 Recipients 

YOUTH–Shawnay McRorie

 

 

INDIVIDUAL–Mark Cherrington

 

 

 

INDIVIDUAL–Tom Engel

 

 

NON-PROFIT–Indo-Canadian Women's Association

 

 

BUSINESS–Office of Safe Disclosure and Human Rights, University of Alberta

 

 

NEW/EMERGING–ConsentEd

 

 

 

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2011 RECIPIENTS

INDIVIDUAL–Dr. Ernest Khalema

YOUTH–Claire Edwards

NON-PROFIT–Edmonton Food Bank

NEW/EMERGING–ArbreDeVie Fine-Arts World Fellowship

BUSINESS–PlanIt Sound

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2010 RECIPIENTS

INDIVIDUAL–Lucas Crawford

YOUTH–Rabia Sheikh

ORGANIZATION–Prostitution Awareness & Action Foundation of Edmonton

NEW/EMERGING–INspired Youth Inclusion Action Group

BUSINESS– OMNI Diversity Television

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2009 RECIPIENTS

INDIVIDUAL–Yvonne Chiu

YOUTH–Justin Nshimirimana

ORGANIZATION–HIV Edmonton

NEW/EMERGING– iDance

BUSINESS– Parlour Magazine


2008 RECIPIENTS

KEYNOTE: Michael Phair

INDIVIDUAL–Neil Kennedy

YOUTH– Joanne Cave

ORGANIZATION–Wicihitowin Circle

NEW/EMERGING– SAAIRCY

BUSINESS–Shaw Conference Centre


2007 RECIPIENTS

Keynote: Akbar Ganji, 2007 Recipient of the John Humphrey Award

INDIVIDUAL–Patricia Hartnagel

YOUTH– David Eggert

ORGANIZATION–NAARR (now known as the Centre for Race and Culture)

BUSINESS– Earth’s General Store