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Human Rights Hall of Fame seeks nominations

The selection committee is seeking nominations for people who have shown leadership in human rights or anti-racism activities locally, regionally, nationally or internationally
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Nominations are now open for the Nipissing District Human Rights Hall of Fame.

Someone will be inducted into the hall at the 31st annual Evening of Applause March 21st at École secondaire publique Odyssée.

The event is in conjunction with the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination March 21st each year. North Bay and area have the longest running International Day project in Canada.

The event is sponsored by all four district school boards, Canadore College, Nipissing University, the North Bay & District Multicultural Centre, and the North Bay Newcomer Network.

The selection committee is seeking nominations for people who have shown leadership in human rights or anti-racism activities locally, regionally, nationally or internationally.

Winners are honoured along with Students Who Make a Difference from all grade levels and anti-racism poster and artwork contest winners. 

A nomination summary of no more than 500 words should be submitted along with as much supporting information as possible.

Please send to Meg Ramore, NNN Coordinator, North Bay & District Multicultural Centre, 100 Main St. E., North Bay, ON  P1B 1A8 or by email to megramore@nbdmc.ca. The deadline for nominations is March 2nd.

Members of the Human Rights Hall of Fame are:

  • Amanda Mathias-Mizzi,
  • Don Curry,
  • George Couchie,
  • Thérèse St. Jules,
  • Diana Clements,
  • Andrew Hazelwood,
  • Sandy Foster,
  • John Hetherington,
  • Gary Gould,
  • Dr. Ron Common,
  • Marianna Couchie,
  • Kathy Hallett,
  • Sister Jeanne Castonguay,
  • Maurice Switzer,
  • Barbara Minogue,
  • Capt. Ed Smith,
  • Geniza Ortega,
  • Don Jacobs,
  • André and Anne Marie Dupuis,
  • Dr. Rod Johnston,
  • André Corbeil,
  • Mariela Karpecki,
  • Violet “Ma” Woodward,
  • Marie Marchand,
  • Rita Sullivan,
  • Judi Brewer,
  • George Wallace,
  • Dr. Glenda Simms, and
  • Rev. Jim Sinclair.

 




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