Human Rights Awards Dinner
Thursday, June 24, 2021 5:00 PM

Human Rights Awards Dinner

The 2021 Human Rights Awards Dinner will be held virtually on Thursday, June 24, 2021. Please join us online to celebrate extraordinary human rights defenders and raise funds to advance human rights. Together, we have the power to create a world in which every person lives with dignity, freedom, equality, justice, and peace.

You can register to attend, for free, using the form below. Please consider supporting The Advocates’ work to change systems and laws that cause human rights abuses, represent asylum seekers, and fight gender-based violence with a donation.

All contributions are 100% tax-deductible as allowed by law.


About the Human Rights Awards Dinner

A time-honored tradition, the Human Rights Awards Dinner is held each year to honor individuals who have contributed significantly to the human rights movement and to The Advocates' work. This year's award winners are: 

2021 Human Rights Defender Awards
Women Against Violence Europe (WAVE)

2021 Volunteer Awards
Dotty Bieurance & Rhonda Phillips
Carrie Brasser
Dennis Lane, Harvey Reiter & team
Scott Smith
Immigration Court Observers


Our sponsors are champions for human rights. To become a sponsor, please contact Liz Kelleher by email or phone at (612) 746-4682.

Silent Auction

The Advocates’ unique silent auction will be open for bidding online from June 17-24. The auction features treasures from around the world, offerings from local businesses, and private dinners and getaways. All funds raised support The Advocates’ work.


Please contact Liz Kelleher by email or phone at (612) 746-4682.

Past HRADs

For information about award recipients and details of past events, click here.