Tennessee Human Rights Day to Focus on Suffrage
10/21/2019

The Tennessee Celebration of International Human Rights Day will take place on December 10th from 5-7pm in Nashville, Tennessee.

Online PR News – 21-October-2019 – Nashville, TN – Tennesseans will gather on December 10th to celebrate International Human Rights Day. During the event, leaders are acknowledged, and awards will go to human rights champions in three categories: Rising Advocate, Outstanding Service and Lifetime Achievement.

The planning committee has just announced the theme of the 2019 event to be "Vote on Purpose: The Communal Impact of One Vote," and will focus on the 100 year anniversary of the women's suffrage movement and how voter's rights impact all other human rights.

Past human rights award recipients have included the Rev. Bill Barnes, John Seigenthaler, Avi Poster, Remziya Suleyman, Justin Jones and others. The complete list of honorees can be found at www.nashvillehumanrights.org/past-award-recipients/

A committee of human rights organizations, nonprofits, and advocates, including the Tennessee Human Rights Commission, Metro Human Relations Commission, United Nations Association, Amnesty International, Tennessee United for Human Rights, the Church of Scientology, and others, work together each year to plan the event.

"Human Rights Day gives the community a chance to acknowledge advocates and leaders while also learning more about what human rights really mean for all people," says planning committee chair Rev. Brian Fesler, pastor of the Church of Scientology in Nashville.

The event will also have speakers, entertainment and various exhibits from human rights organizations. All information regarding the event can be found on the website www.nashvillehumanrights.org.