Nominees Sought for 2013 Northfield Human Rights Award


The Northfield Human Rights Commission is seeking nominees for its annual Human Rights Award.  The award will be presented during the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. community celebration, which starts at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, January 21, 2013.  The event will be held at a Emmaus Baptist Church.

In order to be considered for this award, a nominee should be a local individual, group or organization that has demonstrated a long-standing commitment to the advancement of human rights in the Northfield area, either through volunteer or professional efforts.  The Human Rights Commission seeks to find a balanced and diverse slate of nominees that contribute to the cause of human rights in a variety of ways. All nominations should include a brief biography of the candidate as well as the reasons the nominee should receive consideration for the award.

Copies of a nomination form are available from and may be returned to the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall, 801 Washington Street.  The form is also available on the Human Rights Commission city website at:

Nominations may also be emailed to

Nominations are due by December 10, 2012.