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James B. Hunter Awards


 2012 Human Rights Awards

The Arlington Human Rights Commission announces the winners of the 14th Annual James B. Hunter Human Rights Awards in honor of the former County Board Member, who spent years in public service working on behalf of individuals with little access to government.  

  • Wakefield High School’s Project Upstanders
  • Washington-Lee High School’s Best Buddies Club
  • Sarah Heisey
  • John “Kip” Laramie
Read the press release

Background on the Awards 

All Arlington residents, community groups, non-profit organizations and businesses can be nominated for consideration.

All entries should reflect Human Rights achievements on an individual basis, through work with other individuals, or through specific examples, products, or activities.  Each example must have some visible, tangible or measurable impact on the perception of, attitude toward, or respect for and treatment of others. 

2012 Keynote Speaker Judith Heuman (center), with 
Human Rights Commissioners Diane Mull (left) and Kitty Clark Stevenson (right)

For more information or a hard copy of the nomination form, call the Human Rights Commission at (703) 228-3929, or (703) 228-4611 (TTY).  

Recipients will be honored on Thursday, December 13, at a reception in the County Board Room, 3rd Floor, 2100 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington, VA, 7-9 p.m. 

Getting to Courthouse Plaza:

  • Courthouse Plaza is located on top of the Courthouse Metrorail station.
  • Free parking is available after 5 p.m. in the parking garage under the County government center at 2100 Clarendon Blvd.
  • The Courthouse area is served by ART bus routes 41, 77, 61, 62 and 77; Metrobus routes 38B and 4BE; and by Capital Bikeshare. Click here for real-time transit information.

Last Modified: October 02, 2013
2100 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington, VA 22201 Tel: 703-228-3000 TTY: 703-228-4611