Human Rights Advisory Services

Human Rights Advisory Services
Human Rights Advisory Services

The Human Rights Initiatives Award

2019 recipient of the Queen’s Human Rights Initiative Award is Alana Butler, a professor in the Faculty of Education who was instrumental in establishing the Teacher Candidates of Colour group.
2019 recipient of the Queen’s Human Rights Initiative Award is Alana Butler, a professor in the Faculty of Education who was instrumental in establishing the Teacher Candidates of Colour group. | Photo Credit: Queen's University 2019

The Queen's Human Rights Initiative Award is given annually in recognition of initiatives that have made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of equality and human rights at Queen's University.

Nominations for the Queen's Human Rights Initiative Award will be considered on the basis of four criteria:

  • The originality of the initiative
  • Its positive impact on the University Community,
  • its sustainability and;
  • how it has encouraged partnerships/cooperation among community constituents.

Past Winners

2018 Alana Butler

2017 Tricia Baldwin

2016 Diane Kelly / Hafizur Rahman (Lifetime Achievement Award in Human Rights)

2015 Kahswentha Indigenous Knowledge Initiative (KIKI)

2014 African & Caribbean Students Association

2013 CFRC - Queen's Campus Radio Station

2012 Anti Stigma Workshops in Residence, HCDS Peer Educators, AMS Social Issues Commission,Residence Life

2011 EQUIP Queerientation

2002 Peer education program on sexual assault, Residence Life Office

2010 Queen's Heath and Human Rights Conference, HHRC Team, Queen's School of Medicine

2009 QUIC English Language Group

2008 Campaign for a Hate-free campus, Queen's University Muslim Students Association

2007 Four Directions Aboriginal Centre

2005 Accessibility Queen's

2004 Reelout Queer Festival Services

2003 Educational outreach program, HIV/AIDS Regional Services

2002 Peer education program on sexual assault, Residence Life Office