POCATELLO — The city of Pocatello Human Relations Advisory Committee is seeking to honor an outstanding local resident for their work in human and civil rights.
The group is asking for nominations for its Human and Civil Rights Award. The accolade recognizes a citizen who has worked to improve Pocatello 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 intergroup 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 opportunities for physically and/or mentally challenged individuals.
— Worked to build a more effective family, school and community partnerships.