Human Rights Commission Accepting Nominations for 15th Annual Human Rights Award

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March 18, 2021
The mission of the City of Clinton Human Rights commission is to secure for all individuals within our community freedom from discrimination. In keeping with this mission, the Human Rights Commission is receiving nominations for the 15th Annual Human Rights Award which will be given to the person or group which embodies the spirit of human rights.

There are many in our community who have actively sought to uphold the rights of those who have been guaranteed protection under the City of Clinton’s governing charter. Past recipients include: David Ramnath, the Clinton Landlords’ Association, Tiffany Harris, Keith Kalaukoa, Pastor Dennis Glew, Sisters of St. Francis, John Bonte, Dr. William Woods, Tammy Meyer, Rev. Ray Gimenez, Rev. Nathanael Johnson Sr., L’Arche Clinton, Richard Roberts and Randy Meier.

Nomination forms may be obtained at City Hall or a letter may be sent to Clinton Human Rights Commission, City Hall, PO Box 2958, Clinton, Iowa 52733-2958.  Nominations may also be made by e-mail: Please include the nominee’s name, address and phone number and a paragraph outlining why this person or group is deserving of this award. Nominations will be accepted until April 19, 2021.

The community is invited to the awards presentation at 4 pm, May 17, 2021 in City Hall Council Chambers.

Francie Hill, Clinton Human Rights Commission Director, 563-249-1654