** Nominations closed Monday February 28, 2011, 11:59 p.m. PST **
We received more than 300 nominations from 42 states! Together, they showcase the diversity of people all over the country who are standing up for immigrants and refugees.
Thank you to everyone who took the time to nominate someone or to help spread the word about the Award.
We will now read each nomination carefully, checking references and selecting finalists. The 15 actual awardees will be chosen by the Selection Committee and announced this June.
All Selection Committee members will be governed by a strict Conflict of Interest policy. No awardee’s name or story will be made public without his or her consent.
Stay tuned for more details about the Award announcement and thank you again for your support!
Nominations are now closed.