A voice for justice award
Since 2014, Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice (WFVJ) annually has awarded a Wisconsin resident or organization with the Voice for Justice Award. The award goes to an individual or organization that, in the judgment of a select committee of WFVJ board and at-large members, has demonstrated a commitment to their faith in the struggle for achieving the goals of the WFVJ. The award is given to the recipient at the annual meeting of the WFVJ.
These shall be the criteria for determining the award winner:
2022: Judge Derek Mosley, Pastor Karen Hagen, and Rev. Dr. Marcus Allen, Sr.
2021: Professor Patty Loew, Native American scholar, journalist, author, and activist
2020: Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes
2019: Rep. Jocasta Zamarippa, Wisconsin State Assembly member
2018: Community Immigration Law Center
2018: Sergio Gonzalez, professor of Latinx history and organizer for the Dane Sanctuary Coalition
2017: Linda Ketcham, Executive Director, Madison Area Urban Ministry
2016: Reverend Steve Jerbi, All People’s Church, Milwaukee
2015: Peter Bakken, Justice and Witness Coordinator, Wisconsin Council of Churches and Christine Thompson, Executive Director, PEPartnership Personal Essentials Pantry
2014: Dane County Exec Joe Parisi