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 31.
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.