Freedom Human Rights Leadership Awards feature individuals who have distinguished themselves through exemplary contributions to human rights in the following fields:
Freedom of Speech and Expression
Freedom of Information
Mental Health Reform
Nominations are welcome. Please include in your proposal:
1. Your name, address and phone number, and those of the person you are nominating;
2. The nominee’s current job/position, as well as any previous positions relating to his or her human rights contributions;
3. What the person has done to qualify for Freedom’s Human Rights Leadership Award and
4. Documentation that demonstrates his or her contributions.
Send details to:
Human Rights Leadership Awards,
6331 Hollywood Blvd.,
Suite 1200, Los Angeles,
Past winners in the Freedom of Speech and Expression category have included Paul McMasters, executive director of the Freedom Forum First Amendment Center, U.S. Representative Don Edwards and syndicated columnist Jack Anderson. U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy and the late U.S. Representative John Moss, known as the Father of the Freedom of Information Act, are among the former recipients in the Freedom of Information category. Dr. Arthur A. Fletcher, then chairman of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, and the Reverend Cecil L. “Chip” Murray are among the past Social Justice awardees.
For further information about nominations, contact Freedom by writing to the address above or by calling (323) 960-3500.