Joan Kuriansky: Celebrating the Work of Our Volunteers

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Joan Kuriansky, The Advocates For Human Rights Volunteer Award Recipient The work done by The Advocates for Human Rights is fueled by its team of talented volunteers. One of these volunteers is Joan Kuriansky, a Washington D.C.­–based lawyer, with a strong commitment to women’s rights work, domestic violence issues, and human rights advocacy. Kuriansky began … Continue reading Joan Kuriansky: Celebrating the Work of Our Volunteers

20 Ways to Support The Advocates for Human Rights in 2020

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  At The Advocates for Human Rights, we envision a world where every person lives with dignity, freedom, justice, equality, and peace. We rely on volunteers to move us closer to this ideal. Volunteers are an essential part of our mission. They create a bigger impact beyond the capacity of our limited staff resources. For … Continue reading 20 Ways to Support The Advocates for Human Rights in 2020

A Delightful Evening at The Advocates’ Human Rights Awards Dinner

The scene that unfolded on the evening of June 20, 2019 had been in preparation for months. Excitement filled the air as staffers and volunteers, each assigned a list of duties to fulfill, quickly moved past each other in The Depot - a Minneapolis historic venue chosen as the site for the 2019 Human Rights … Continue reading A Delightful Evening at The Advocates’ Human Rights Awards Dinner

2019 Human Rights Awards Dinner Volunteer Awards Recipients

The 2019 Human Rights Awards Dinner took place on Thursday, June 20 in order that we might celebrate the work of our organization and the contributions of the volunteers who make this work possible. We all have a role in achieving respect for human rights around the world. For all of our work we rely … Continue reading 2019 Human Rights Awards Dinner Volunteer Awards Recipients

Remembering Our Friend and Advocate, Arvonne Fraser

"I was ready for the new women’s movement when it emerged and turned my talents and experience to it. Defying expectations, taking risks, and seeking what I could do beyond near horizons became my sport...It’s thrilling to imagine the possibilities that await my grandchildren—and you readers. This is my story. I wrote it to encourage … Continue reading Remembering Our Friend and Advocate, Arvonne Fraser

Recognizing human rights leaders who are changing the world for good

The Advocates for Human Rights will present nine awards to human rights leaders at the Human Rights Awards Dinner on June 15, 2017 at the Marriott City Center in Minneapolis. The Human Rights Awards Dinner is an annual event that honors those who dedicate time, energy, and passion to advance The Advocates' mission of changing the world … Continue reading Recognizing human rights leaders who are changing the world for good