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Posted on: November 9, 2016

Human Relations Advisory Comm. Seeks Nominees for Human and Civil Rights Award


The City of Pocatello Human Relations Advisory Committee is asking the public who they think has done the most in advancing human and civil rights in the Gate City over the last year. Right now, the committee is seeking nominations for its Human and Civil Rights Award. The honor aims to recognize a citizen who has worked to improve the city in one or more of the following criteria: - Helped protect and advance human and civil rights of Pocatello residents - Promoted human rights training and programs - Worked to eradicate discrimination - Promoted equal educational opportunity and access for all - Worked to improve inter-group relations - Worked to eliminate hate motivated incidents and/or harassment - Worked to reduce violence and promote peace - Worked to gain a greater voice for all in policy and decision-making - Helped to eliminate stereotyping in the community - Worked to educate others about extremists who threaten the human and civil rights of others - Worked to promote educational opportunity for physically and/or mentally challenged individuals - Worked to build more effective family, school and community partnerships To nominate an individual, complete the form located at and email it to Nominations will be accepted through December 11. A list of past winners is included below. 2016 - Jennifer Seaich

2015 - Billie Johnson

2014 - Roger J. Bray and Roger W. Chase

2013 - John Purce

2012 - Edgar Malepeai

2011 - Bonnie Frantz and 2Great4Hate

2008 - James Yizar

2007 - Clayton Diggie

2006 - Farhana Hibbert

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