Friday, July 18, 2014

International Human Rights Committee Wins 2 Awards

Congratulations to ABA International Human Rights Committee and its Vice Chairs of Communication Joseph Jacob and Stephanie Williams for winning the ABA Section of International Law's 2014 Outstanding Website Award* and the 2014 Best Use of Social Media Award!

These awards will be presented on behalf of the committees at the 2014 Section Retreat in Boston, Massachusetts on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at the Harvard Club of Boston located at 374 Commonwealth Avenue.

We'd like to thank the Section of International Law for recognizing our committee and its dedicated members.

Additionally, we'd like to extend a special thanks to:

ABA IHRC Co-Chairs - Elizabeth "Liz" Turchi and Joseph "Joe" Federici who exemplify leadership and professionalism. They worked countless hours to ensure the committee ran smoothly and exceeded both its objectives and our audience's expectations.

ABA IHRC Leadership - Vice Chairs Osas Justy Erhabor (Outreach & Diversity; Special Projects), Cleveland Ferguson III (Publications), Joseph Jacob (Communications & Social Media), Theresa Harris (Programs), Russell Kerr (Int'l Human Rights eBrief Newsletter Editor), Greg MacKenzie (Special Projects), Tammie Smith-Long (Programs), Natalie Williams (Outreach & Diversity), and Stephanie Williams (Communications & Social Media). Each of our Vice Chairs excelled in their respective capacities and often contributed in multiple areas. Their commitment to international human rights is unparalleled and we extremely grateful for their service.

ABA IHRC Members, especially Gigi Nikpour, Stephen Zollman, Ryan McClure, Will Pons, Michelle Keith, and Taylor Dalton. These members consistently and eagerly responded to the committee's Calls to Action and provided the support we needed to reach our goals.

YOU, our fans and supporters, for promoting our committee and participating in programs, teleconference, special projects and events. We couldn't have done it without you!

*Congrats to the China Committee who also received the 2014 Outstanding Website Award!

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