Minimum Criteria for Consideration:
1) An identifiable act or group of acts that clearly demonstrate extraordinary courage or commitment to the cause of civil rights.2) The act for which the person/group is being nominated must have brought benefits to the Asian American and/or civil rights community in the United States.3) The person/group must have a story that is inspiring and engaging. 4) The person/group and their act/acts should be “widely known” within a given region or throughout the country.5) The person/group representative must be a strong speaker.
The description of the awards are below:
The American Courage Award goes to an individual, company, or organization that has shown extraordinary courage or commitment to the cause of civil rights. This may include a corporate leader who has taken an important stand, an activist who overcame extraordinary challenges, an artist with a unique vision, or a journalist breaking an important story.
The Changemaker Award honors an individual, company, or organization who is a catalyst for change. This may include an entrepreneur, student or activist whose leadership has inspired action that has led to change on a local or national level that benefits Asian American communities.
Please visit www.advancingjustice-aajc.org for more information about the event, awards, and past honorees. If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.