Project Humanities Accolades

Juliana Yoder Friend of the Humanities Award, from Arizona Humanities

Purpose:
Given annually by Arizona Humanities (AH), this award recognizes individuals, organizations or businesses that have made a lasting contribution to the cultural life of their communities through their active support of and involvement in promoting the humanities. The award recognizes the dedication and contribution of Juliana Yoder during her 21 years of service to the Arizona Humanities, including her service as Associate Director from 1995 to 2005 and then as Executive Director from 2005 to 2008.
 
 
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Roy Wilkins Community Service Award, from East Valley NAACP

Roy Wilkins was a prominent Civil Rights activist serving in various roles in the NAACP including editor of the association’s official magazine Crisis, and the executive director who was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1967. The Roy Wilkins Center for Human Relations and Social justice was established in his honor at the University of Minnesota’s Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs in 1992. 


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Commendation from his Holiness the Dalai Lama for Humanity 101

The Commendation Letter:

Outside envelope from a letter from the Dalai Lama to Neal A. Lester, Director of ASU's Project Humanities.


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