Spokane Human Rights Award winners to be honored

Ceremony and breakfast set for Friday at City Hall

Brian Coddington, Communications Director, 509.625.6740

Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 9:01 a.m.

Winners of the 2014 Spokane Human Rights Award will be honored Friday, Oct. 24. The award presentation is hosted by the City of Spokane’s Human Rights Commission.

The Human Rights Award recognizes the outstanding work of those who promote mutual understanding and respect in the Spokane community within three categories:

  • Youth Award (Individual under 21 years of age)
  • Individual Award
  • Organization Award

A ceremony for this year’s winners will be held at City Hall. Presenters include Lisa Rosier, the Chair of Spokane Human Rights Commission; City Council Member Karen Stratton; and Tony Stewart with the Kootenai County Task Force on Human Relations.

  • WHAT: Spokane Human Rights Award ceremony and breakfast
  • WHEN: Friday, Oct. 24 from 8-9 a.m.
  • WHERE: Chase Gallery (lower level of City Hall)

The event includes breakfast sponsored by Transitions New Leaf Bakery and coffee by Thomas Hammer Coffee Roasters. The ceremony is open to the public.