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Humanitarian Award

Humanitarian Award

Chairman's Lifetime Achievement Award

Executive Director's Award

 

 

Humanitarian Award

The Humanitarian Award is presented annually by the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust to individuals or groups that have demonstrated the spirit of humanity through volunteer work, advocacy, leadership and/or philanthropy in their community, thereby fighting indifference, intolerance, and injustice.

2014 Humanitarian Award Winner: Melanie Nelkin, Georgia Coalition to Prevent Genocide


Left to right: Georgia Commission on the Holocaust member Dr. Claire D'Agostino, Melanie Nelkin, and Georgia Commission on the Holocaust Executive Director Sally N. Levine
 
 
The 2014 Humanitarian Award will be presented to Melanie Neklin, co-founder and chair of the Georgia Coalition to Prevent Genocide (GC2PG).  Read more...
 
2013 Bill Nigut
2012 Tuskegee Airmen
2011 Governor Nathan Deal
2010 Governor Sonny Perdue
2009 Michael A. Morris, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
2008 Eli M. Rosenbaum
2007 Holocaust Memorial Museum, Leesburg Middle School
We Remember: A Memorial for the Children of the Holocaust, Habersham County Middle School
Children's Holocaust Memorial and Paper Clip Project, Whitwell Middle School
2006 Rescuers of Baby Noor: Captain Anthony Fournier, First Lieutenant Billy Chau, First Lieutenant Jeffery Morgan, First Sergeant Charles Morgan, Sergeant First Class Michael Sonen, Staff Sergeant Archer Ford, Sergeant Nicholas Jelks
Charlie Company First Battalion 121st Infantry 48th Bridage Combat Team, Georgia Army National Guard
2003 General Raymond G. Davis
2002 Reverend Gerald D. Durley and Rabbi Steven Lebow
2001 Senator Vincent D. Ford
1998 Dr. Marvin C. Goldstein
1996 Pat Conroy, author
1995 Thomas B. Murphy

Chairman's Lifetime Achievement Award

2013 Chairman's Liftetime Achievement Award Winner: Congressman Phil Gingrey

 
On April 12, 2013, the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust, on behalf of the State of  Georgia, is hosting the annual State Official Observance “Days of Remembrance” of the  victims of the Holocaust. The observance begins at 12:00 pm in the North Wing of the  State Capitol. 
 
The 2013 Chairman’s Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented by Michael  Altman to Congressman Phil Gringrey, M.D. Read more...
 
2012 Charles Edwards, CEO and President of Atlanta Center for Self Sufficiency
2010 Dr. Allan Gathercoal

Executive Director's Award

2013 Executive Director's Award Winner: Representative Ed Rynders

 
On April 12, 2013, the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust, on behalf of the State of  Georgia, is hosting the annual State Official Observance “Days of Remembrance” of the  victims of the Holocaust. The observance begins at 12:00 pm in the North Wing of the  State Capitol.
 
The 2013 Executive Director’s Award will be presented by Viki Staley to Representative Ed Rynders. The award is presented to an individual or individuals who have been a direct influence in the ability of the Executive Director to carry out the mission of the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust. Read more...
 
2012

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