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James B. Hunter Human Rights Awards 2012

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On Thursday December 13, 2012, The Arlington County Human Rights Commission presented the 14th annual James B. Hunter Human Rights Awards, recognizing sustained commitment and /or outstanding accomplishment in the area of human rights made in Arlington by an individual, community group, non-profit organization or business. The award is named in memory of a former Arlington County Board Member who spent his years in public service working on behalf of those with little or no access to government. The keynote address was given by Judith Heuman, Special Adviser International Disability Rights for the U.S. Department of State. 2012 awardees were Sara Heisey and John “Kip” Laramie in the individual category, and the Wakefield High School Project Upstanders and the Washington-Lee High School Best Buddies Club in the community group category.

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