MANCHESTER, NH – April 16, 2013- The YWCA New Hampshire is pleased to announce our 5th annual Heroes for Justice Award recipients and ceremony. The 2013 Heroes for Justice Award recipients have improved the lives and safety of violent crime victims and marginalized community members.
“We received more nominations this year than in any other year; it’s just wonderful to see the entire state so engaged in honoring our local champions,” said Monica Zulauf, YWCA NH President/CEO. Zulauf continued, listing the three categories of the Heroes for Justice Awards, which include: Ending Child Abuse, Ending Domestic and Sexual Violence, and Ending Racism. YWCA NH’s 2013 Heroes for Justice Award Honorees include: Eileen Mullen, NH Department of Children, Youth, and Families Administrator, for her work toward Ending Child Abuse; Kimberly Fillmore, Hillsborough County Attorney’s Office Victim/Witness Advocate for her work towards Ending Domestic and Sexual Violence; and Dr. Dottie Morris, Keene State College Chief Officer for Diversity and Multiculturism for her work towards Eliminating Racism.
The YWCA NH has opened this award ceremony to the public, with a $10 donation required for admittance. For more information about this award or the event scheduled for Thursday, May 2nd, at the YWCA NH from 5:00-7:00 p.m., please visit www.ywcanh.org.