Paso del Norte Civil Rights Project is seeking nominations from the community for the 2011 Fiesta Fronteriza Civil Rights Awards.
Who do YOU think deserves recognition for his or her work promoting racial, economic, and social justice in the Paso del Norte region?
Help us honor our local civil rights heroes by nominating individuals or organizations who foster equality, secure justice, ensure diversity, and strengthen communities.
We are looking for nominees for the following awards:
George A. McAlmon, Jr. Labor and Civil Rights Award
For those who have stood up for the rights of working people in El Paso / Ciudad Juárez
Esther Chávez Cano Fighting Violence Award
For those who have stood up to structural violence, both in the house and on the streets, in El Paso / Ciudad Juárez
Rubén Salazar Exposing Truth Journalism Award
For those who have struggled to expose inequities and injustices in the El Paso / Ciudad Juárez region
Albert Armendáriz, Sr. Lifetime Achievement in Human Rights Award
For those who have recently passed away and who contributed greatly to the human rights of persons throughout the El Paso / Ciudad Juárez region
Please click here for a nomination form [pdf 434 kb]
and tell us whom we should recognize at Fiesta Fronteriza this year.
Nominations are due September 15, 2011.
SAVE THIS DATE
for the Paso del Norte Civil Rights Project
Fifth Annual Fiesta Fronteriza
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2011
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Location to be Announced
Thank you for promoting racial, economic, and social justice, and for your generous support.
See you at the Fiesta!
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