The Freedom Awards celebrate heroes of the anti-slavery movement from around the world.
These awards are open to organizations and individuals working to eradicate human trafficking and modern-day slavery.
The awards will be given out.
Awardees will be flown to the USA for an inspirational evening that honors the vision and courage of slavery survivors, community-based organizations bringing slaves to freedom, individual leaders, young adult activists and communicators spreading the word about slavery.
Award to an individual survivor of slavery:
One award will be given to an individual who has survived a form of slavery and is now using his or her life in freedom to help others exercise the purpose of their lives. The award is named the Frederick Douglass Award.
The recipient will receive:
• $10,000 for training and capacity building to continue and expand their work.
• $10,000 to be awarded over two years, and used as he or she sees fit.
Award to a community-based organization:
One award will be given to a community-based organization that is demonstrating how slavery can be dismantled and destroyed. The award is named the Harriet Tubman Award.
The winning organization will receive:
A grant of $25,000 a year for two years.
A technical assistance package worth $15,000 a year for two years.
A tour to share experiences with relevant organizations.
A short documentary produced by Free the Slaves about the anti-slavery activities and work of the organization.
Application Deadline; November 2,
For More Information and Application, Please Visit; Freedom Awards Website