WNPJ's Peacemaker of the Year Awards, began in 2000, recognize youth, adult and senior leaders from across the state. Our awards committee is especially interested in the nominee's contributions over the past year. All peace and justice proponents in our region are eligible, with the exception of current WNPJ Board members and politicians in ofﬁce.
The Dennis Bergren LGBTQ Advocacy Awards, began in 2012, recognize adults who have made signiﬁcant social justice contributions to the LGBTQ community in our state, especially over the past year. Nominations by invididuals or groups are welcome, as are self-nominations. Nominations may be for work done as a volunteer or as paid staff.