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Nominations Open for the Systemwide Josie R. Johnson Human Rights and Social Justice Award

Thursday, January 21, 2021
Nominations are open for the systemwide Josie R. Johnson Human Rights and Social Justice Award. Submit nominations and learn more at

The Josie R. Johnson Award was established to recognize Dr. Josie R. Johnson’s lifelong contributions to human rights and social justice both within and beyond her tenure at the University of Minnesota. The purpose of this award is to honor U of M faculty, staff, and students who exemplify Dr. Johnson’s commitment to creating respectful and inclusive living, learning, and working environments.


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