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Posted on: July 22, 2020

[ARCHIVED] PRESS RELEASE: Nominations for Dorothy & Eugene T. Butler Human Rights Award - Deadline Extended

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The Brookings Human Rights Commission is now accepting nominations for the Dorothy & Eugene T. Butler Human Rights Award. This award is presented each year by the Commission to the person(s) who has contributed to advancing the cause of human rights. The award bears the name of the first recipients, Dorothy & Eugene T. Butler. The Butlers were recognized for their lifelong advocacy in human rights issues on a local, regional, and national level.

To obtain a nomination application, please go to or contact the Brookings Human Resources Office at:

Brookings City & County Government Center

520 Third Street, Suite 230

Brookings, SD 57006


The nomination deadline has been extended to Friday, July 31st, 2020.

All nominations will be considered and reviewed by the Brookings Human Rights Commission. When the final selection for the 2020 Dorothy & Eugene T. Butler Human Rights Award recipient has been made, the Commission will notify the recipient and the public.

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