Nominate for an Award

Recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award, Rising Advocate Award and Outstanding Service Award are chosen by consensus of the planning committee. Membership in the planning committee is open to representatives of any governmental or non-governmental organization or agency working to implement one or more articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Who is eligible: The planning committee seeks nominations of persons who have done human rights work in Tennessee, or of Tennesseans who have made a significant impact in other parts of the world.

Who may nominate: Nominations may be made by any committee member and the general public. Please provide as much information as possible to help in the selection process.

Deadline: Nominations must be received by October 21.

Categories: Awards are given in the following categories:

  • The Lifetime Achievement Award is given to individuals who have dedicated their life and career to the advancement of human rights.
  • The Outstanding Service Award is presented to devoted human rights leaders who have done amazing work to forward human rights.
  • The Rising Advocate Award is bestowed upon individuals early in their career who have already demonstrated a dedication and contribution to human rights.
  • Who would you like to nominate?
  • Where does this person currently live?
  • Where did this person do the majority of the work for which you are nominating him or her for an award?
  • What was the approximate time period of the majority of this person's work?
  • If there is a concise biography for your nominee online, please link to it.
  • Best website to learn more about your nominee.
  • Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png, pdf, Max. file size: 128 MB.
    Ideally, this will be a nice headshot, suitable for use in our program.

  • Your contact information is required.