We were sad to cancel the 2020 Salem Award Ceremony honoring the Massachusetts Bail Fund that was to be held at the Peabody Essex Museum on April 5th. Our April Newsletter shares more information about the Massachusetts Bail Fund what you can do to support their work. You can read the full newsletter here.
Our 2019 Salem Award recipient Ana Maria Archila has become a leading voice for racial and economic justice and immigrant rights in New York and nationally. This past January, Democratic representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez invited Archila to be her guest at President Trump’s State of the Union Address. This newsletter shares more about Ana Maria and all the inspiring work she is doing. Please read the full newsletter here.
“If you have the feeling that something is wrong, don’t be afraid to speak up.” This month marks the centennial of Fred Korematsu’s birth, and how his legacy and fight for justice have not been forgotten. Read about his role in history and how the Fred Korematsu Institute continues to inspire schools, organizations, and individuals to stand up against injustice. Please read the full newsletter here.
Revisit a former recipient of the Salem Award for Human Rights and Social Justice, discover upcoming events, and learn about a Salem State professor speaking out on the insufficiencies of America’s teaching of slavery. Read the full newsletter here.
“2017 was a transitional year for The Salem Award Foundation for Human Rights and Social Justice. For over 26 years, from our inception in 1992, the tercentenary of the Salem Witch Trials, to the present day, we have focused on promoting awareness of human rights and social justice issues in three ways.” Click here for the full newsletter Sign up for our e-mail newsletter