The Brookings Human Rights Commission is now accepting nominations for the 2023 Dorothy & Eugene T. Butler Human Rights Award. The nomination deadline is 5 p.m. July 10.
The award is presented each year by the Commission to a person(s) who has contributed to advancing the cause of human rights. The award bears the name of the first recipients, Dorothy & Eugene T. Butler. The Butlers were recognized for their lifelong advocacy in human rights issues on a local, regional and national level.
To obtain a nomination application, go to www.cityofbrookings-sd.gov/HumanRightsCommission. Or, contact the Brookings Human Rights office at:
Brookings City & County Government Center
520 Third Street, Suite 230
Brookings, SD 57006
All nominations will be considered and reviewed by the Brookings Human Rights Commission. When the final selection has been made, the Commission will notify the recipient and the public.