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Since 2000, the National Immigrant Justice Center’s Human Rights Awards luncheon has honored human rights champions and celebrated the contributions of business, civic, and philanthropic leaders. The event draws more than 800 attendees and provides critical funding for NIJC to ensure that it can continue to promote human rights and access to justice for immigrants.

National Immigrant Justice Center Human Rights Awards
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Fairmont Chicago Hotel

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The Jeanne and Joseph Sullivan Award
and Keynote:
Representative Ilhan Omar, Minnesota Legislature

Rep. Omar, who arrived in the U.S. as a refugee youth, is the first Somali-American, Muslim woman to hold legislative office.


Human Rights Corporate Award: Aon

Aon’s commitment to pro bono legal services to immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers has been critical to ensuring access to justice.


View highlights from the 2016 Human Rights Awards.


If you or your company is interested in sponsoring the 18th Annual Human Rights Awards, please contact us. Please view our sponsorship packet for more information about sponsoring the event.