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Posted on: October 17, 2022

Snohomish County Human Rights Commission Seeks Nominations for 2022 Human Rights Awards

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Kent Patton

Communications Director

Kent.Patton@snoco.org

425-388-3883




Snohomish County Human Rights Commission

Seeks Nominations for 2022 Human Rights Awards


SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., October 10, 2022 - Each year, the Snohomish County Human Rights Commission (SCHRC) reaffirms its belief that human rights are the foundation of freedom and peace in the world. On the anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration, December 10, the Commission and community members gather to celebrate the progress to building a more just society by recognizing the contributions residents make toward that effort.


SCHRC is now accepting nominations for candidates for recognition of their contribution to making our county a place that honors the inherent dignity and the equal and inalienable rights of all people.


Nominations are accepted and awards are presented in the following categories:


    Human Rights Award

    Young People’s Award

    Law Award

    Diversity Visionary Award

    Community Organization Award

    Educator’s Award


To be eligible for nomination, the recipient must be a Snohomish County resident as of the date of nomination. Nominees must have made a significant contribution to the promotion and protection of human rights in Snohomish County and been active in this area between August 2021 and August 2022.


For more information, contact SCHRC Secretary Angela DiFilippo at Angela.DiFilippo@snoco.org.

To access the nomination form and instructions, go to https://snohomishcountywa.gov/149/Human-Rights-Commission.



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