Well hey – a new award for social justice journalism. Deadline March 8. Good money for good deeds = good news! -Mia
$25,000 Social Justice Leadership Prize Announced!
Kalamazoo College officials announced today the
establishment of the Kalamazoo College Global Prize for
Collaborative Social Justice Leadership, a biennial
$25,000 prize that honors an innovative and
collaborative leadership project in the pursuit of
social justice and human rights anywhere in the world.
The inaugural $25,000 Social Justice Leadership Prize
will be awarded May 11, 2013, following a juried
competition administered by the College's Arcus Center
for Social Justice Leadership. Jurors include author,
political activist, and University of California-Santa
Cruz scholar Angela Y. Davis; former Executive Director
of the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights
Commission Cary Alan Johnson; and Detroit-based author,
educator, and columnist Shea Howell. Howell is also a
board member of the James and Grace Lee Boggs Center to
Nurture Community Leadership, in Detroit.
A $5,000 Social Justice Leadership Prize, also juried,
will be awarded to a project in Southwest Michigan.
Jurors include a panel of K students, faculty, staff,
and Kalamazoo community members.
Entries-in the form of 8- to 10-minute videos-must be
received by March 8, 2013. Entry information, FAQ, and
more may be found at