40th Annual Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards

Date:
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Time:
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:
Carnegie Institution for Science
1530 P Street NW
Washington, DC 20005

Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards

You won't want to miss this year's special program!

In lieu of recognizing new award recipients, IPS is proud to present an inspirational film project by Grassroots Media DC featuring past award-winners from far and wide. Join IPS and MCs Jodie Evans of CODEPINK and Larry Stafford of Progressive Maryland to hear these human rights champions reflect on how the Letelier-Moffitt Award impacted their work, and what gives them hope during challenging times:

Harry Belafonte
Almudena Bernabeu and C. Dixon Osburn, the Center for Justice and Accountability
Jonathan Hutto, Appeal for Redress
the Mesoamerican Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders
Vidalina Morales, La Mesa Nacional Frente a la Minería Metálica en El Salvador
Bertha Oliva de Nativi, COFADEH for Honduras Human Rights Platform
Ai-Jen Poo, National Domestic Workers Alliance
Gustavo Torres, CASA
Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO

With music by Elena & los Fulanos, a bilingual folk rock band based in Washington, DC

​We ask you to ​join us for the Letelier Moffitt Awards on September 21, followed by a week of special events throughout Washington, DC, planned in partnership with the Embassy of Chile.

Support the Letelier-Moffitt Awards

Please consider supporting the 40th Annual Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards:​

  • Dignity Defender​:​ $10,000​.​ Admission for 12. Includes recognition as a sponsor in the event program, an invitation to a special early reception, and an event-themed gift.
  • Justice Juggernaut​:​ $5,000​.​ Admission for 8. Includes recognition as a sponsor in the event program, an invitation to a special early reception, and an event-themed gift.
  • Peace Pioneer​: $1,000​.​ Admission for 6. Includes recognition as a sponsor in the event program, an invitation to a special early reception, and an event-themed gift.
  • Social Change Champion​: $500​.​ Admission for 4. Includes recognition as a sponsor in the event program and an invitation to a special early reception.
  • Human Rights Revolutionary: $250. Admission for 2. Includes recognition as a sponsor in the event program.​
  • Truth Trailblazer​:​ $​75. (Early Bird rate $65 extended through 8/25 5:00 PM.) Admission for ​1.

Official tax ​receipts will be sent after the event indicating the portion of your sponsorship package ​that is tax-deductible​.​

For further information on Letelier-Moffitt sponsorship​s​, please contact IPS Development Director Angelique Been at 202-787-5235​ or angelique@ips-dc.org​.

​To ensure recognition in our program materials, please submit sponsorship details by September 1, 2016. ​

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