Friday, August 1, 2014
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
99 CENTS

Huynh Memorial Award nominations due March 16

By
From page A3 | March 01, 2012 |

The city of Davis Human Relations Commission is seeking nominations for this year’s Thong Hy Huynh Memorial Awards. The commission will honor individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions in addressing or improving civil and human rights issues in the community.

Nominations are due by 4 p.m. Friday, March 16.

The awards were established in the wake of the racially motivated stabbing death of student Thong Hy Huynh, 17, on the Davis High School campus in 1983. The annual awards recognize achievements in the areas of human and civil rights.

The categories have been revised for 2012. Nominations may be submitted in any of the following five categories:

Lifetime Achievement: Awarded for significant civil rights efforts over a long period of time while improving the quality of life in Davis. The recipient may be an individual or community organization that has promoted positive human relations in the community.

* Young Humanitarian Award: Awarded to an individual in grades K-16 for significant efforts in improving the quality of life in Davis. Nominees have directly addressed the needs of specific groups within the community in the areas of human or civil rights or education.

* Civil Rights Advocacy: Awarded to an individual or organization for significant efforts and achievement in any of the following areas:

— Speaking on behalf of, and giving voice to, the disadvantaged and disempowered;

— Promoting positive human relations, civil rights, cultural awareness or peaceful means of conflict resolution; or

— Improving the quality of life for Davis residents through the areas of health, human services, housing or employment.

* Excellence in Community Involvement: Awarded to a business that has a record of significant efforts in promoting and practicing equal opportunity. This organization has contributed to community efforts that promote positive human relations and civil rights in Davis.

* Public Servant of the Year: Awarded to a local public servant who has displayed exceptional interpersonal skills under challenging circumstances. These efforts have resulted in effective conflict resolution or intervention and have promoted positive human relations in our multicultural and diverse community.

Recipients in 2011 included:

* Young Humanitarian: UC Davis student Desiré Campusano for her activism on campus and in the community;

Lifetime Achievement: Awarded posthumously to Jack Forbes for his work to foster Native American race relations; and

Civil Rights Advocacy: Amagda Perez for her commitment to improving legal access for rural immigrant communities.

Awards also were bestowed upon Lea Rosenberg for her tireless volunteer efforts with community groups, the Davis Bridge Educational Foundation for its work to improve academic achievement of low-income students, the Davis High School Race and Social Justice Class and Davis police Officers John Neves and Peter Faeth.

Award nomination forms may be obtained online at www.cityofdavis.org; at City Hall, 23 Russell Blvd.; or by calling at (530) 757-5602.

Comments

comments

Special to The Enterprise

.

News

Carbahal and Company celebrates 30 years

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A1

 
UCD chancellor is coming up for five-year review

By Tanya Perez | From Page: A1 | Gallery

A week of groundwater news in the Year of Groundwater

By Elizabeth Case | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
What’s the buzz?

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A1

Davis Reads book project focuses on veterans

By Anne Ternus-Bellamy | From Page: A1

 
Candidate goes homeless to showcase economic gap

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

 
Increase in health plan costs is slowing

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

Kashkari’s campaign coffers depleted

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

 
Need a new best friend?

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3 | Gallery

Businesses can learn about PR strategies

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

 
Enjoy films, beer at benefit Friday night

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

Target hosts National Night Out celebration

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

 
Parents can learn all about IEPs

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

10 essential herbs are focus of Davisite’s talk

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

 
Bee beard photo wins award

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3 | Gallery

 
Digital device use is up among school-age children

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

 
Backpacks for Kids launches annual donation drive

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A7

Seniors share homes for savings, companionship

By The Associated Press | From Page: A9 | Gallery

 
City of Davis recruits for its advisory commissions

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A9

Farmers Market shoppers can pick up free reusable produce bags

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A10 | Gallery

 
.

Forum

It’s not what they thought

By Creators Syndicate | From Page: B5

 
Railroads, listen up and respond

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A8

Tom Meyer cartoon

By Debbie Davis | From Page: A8

 
Treat children as refugees

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A8

 
Protect and expand Medicare

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A8

It’s insurance against extremes

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A8

 
Political cartoon was offensive

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A8

Let’s gas up for TAPS

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A8

 
.

Sports

Swimley recalls a budding star in Giants’ Susac

By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1

 
Nick Watney leads Barracuda Championship

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

Stuart named to outstanding placekicker watch list

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Going, going, gone: A’s trade Cespedes

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Safety Bethea finding a groove with new 49ers team

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2 | Gallery

 
UCD women’s golf tees up tough schedule

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: B8

.

Features

.

Arts

WOH to hold auditions for ‘Zuccotti Park’

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A11

 
‘Guardians of the Galaxy’: Droll sci-fi hijinks

By Derrick Bang | From Page: A11 | Gallery

Barnyard Theatre adds ‘Pinky’ performance after sold-out opening night.

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A11 | Gallery

 
‘Tunes on Tuesdays’ come to Freeman Park

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A12 | Gallery

.

Business

Grand Cherokee: A grand, and long, ride

By Ann M. Job | From Page: B3 | Gallery

 
.

Obituaries

Don Fife

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A5

 
Nancy Jane Fife

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A5

Clara Meyerhoff

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A5

 
Patricia Eileen Hershberger

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A5

John Vernon McLane Wayland

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A5

 
.

Comics

Comics: Friday, August 1, 2014

By Creator | From Page: A6