The Award is a sculpture of walnut and maple designed and crafted by Lawrence Wuest of Cross Creek New Brunswick

Nominations are now being accepted for the 33rd New Brunswick Human Rights Award. The award recognizes the efforts – achievements – and exceptional leadership of individuals or organizations in prompting equality and human rights on a voluntary basis. Last year – Claudette Bradshaw of Moncton won the award.

The Youth Human Rights Award recognizes the ability of youth to become involved in promotion of human rights values including respect – appreciation of diversity – and non-discrimination. Emma Coakley of Saint John won the Youth Human Rights Award last year.

The award is presented to mark New Brunswick Human Rights Day on September 15th. Nominations close May 31st. More information on the nomination process can be found here.