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43rd Annual Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards

October 3, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Please join us at the 43rd Annual Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards as IPS honors two outstanding champions of human rights and celebrates the work we do along with our allies to advance justice, peace, and dignity for all.

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Domestic Awardee: This year’s domestic award recipient is Zero Hour, a movement by, and for, young activists across the U.S. to center the voices of diverse youth in the conversation around climate and environmental justice.

International Awardee: Our international award recipient is Comite Municipal en defensa de los bienes comunes y naturales del Municipio de Tocoa, a committee lead by: Coordinadora de Organizaciones Populares del Aguan (COPA), Fundacion San Alonzo Rodriguez, the Parish of Tocoa, and diverse communities, the Guapinol community among them.

Reception – 5:30 pm
Program – 7:00 pm

Awards presented by
Representative Ilhan Omar

Masters of Ceremony
Sarita Gupta and Erica Smiley

Music by
The unapologetically unique, D.C. native Hip Hop artist Tarica June.

If you need any accessibility accommodations please contact Robin Carver at (202) 787-5272 or


October 3, 2019
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Carnegie Institution
1530 P Street NW
Washington, DC United States
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