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2016 Human Rights Awards
Thu, 8 December 2016, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM CST
The Manitoba Association for Rights and Liberties, the Canadian Human Rights Commission and the Manitoba Human Rights Commission proudly announce the recipients of the 2016 Human Rights Awards. These awards are given out every year in celebration of International Human Rights Day.
The Annual Sybil Shack Human Rights Youth Award recognizes the work of a person or group of people, 25 years old and under, that has had an impact on the advancement of human rights as guaranteed in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and human rights legislation in Manitoba.
We are proud to announce the 2016 recipient is Tracia's Trust: Manitoba's Startegy to Combat Sexual Exploitation and Human Trafficking. The members of this team will be accepting the award.
The recipient of the 2016 Sybil Shack Human Rights Youth Award is Lauren Milne. She is a law student from Manitoba currently studying at the University of North Dakota.
Everyone is encouraged to attend the award reception in honour of this year’s recipients. This will take place on December 8, 2016 at the RBC Convention Centre, Winnipeg, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. The event is free and light refreshments will be served.