Edward O’Brien Award

Human Rights Educators USA (HRE USA) has established the Edward O’Brien Human Rights Education Awards in memory of Ed O’Brien, pioneer human rights educator and valued member of HRE USA who died in 2015.

Nominations may be for:

  1. An individual who has made a significant contribution to human rights education in the United States
  2. An organization, institution, or program that has made an outstanding contribution to human rights education in the United States

One organization and one individual will be awarded. The winners will be announced on International Human Rights Day, December 10.

Who can make a nomination? Any member of Human Rights Educators USA (HRE USA) or one of its organizational affiliates can make a nomination. If you are not a member and would like to make a nomination, please join HRE USA.

The deadline for 2020 O’Brien Award nominations has passed. The next award cycle will be begin in January 2021.

Send inquiries to: Nancy Flowers