Ferguson Human Rights Advocate of the Year Award


The Ferguson Human Rights Commission is seeking nominations for its annual Human Rights Advocate of the Year Award.  Nominees should be individuals or groups who have made specific, significant contributions to improving civil rights, human relations, or civility in our community.  The Ferguson Human Rights Commission would like to award a group, an adult individual, and a young person working for human rights in our community.  We welcome nominations demonstrating success in the following areas, among others: Housing, Employment, Public Accommodations.  

Nominations are due on September 30, 2022.  The Ferguson Human Rights Advocate of the Year Award winner will be announced in the Winter of 2022!

Nomination Form

Congratulations 2021 Human Rights Advocates of the Year
Laverne Mitchom
James Young
Cassandra Butler
Emerson YMCA

Congratulations 2020 Human Rights Advocates of the Year
Dr. Jackie Lewis-Harris
Ms. LaTasha Brown
Society of St. Vincent de Paul Conference at Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Parish

Congratulations 2019 Human Rights Advocates of the Year


Adrian Shropshire
643 WARM
Erica M. Brooks
Gabriel Cornelius
St. Stephens Episcopal Church

Congratulations 2018 Human Rights Advocates of the Year

Mildred Klines and Carolyn Randazzo

Brandon Pappert