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:
WFVJ AWARDS DR. LOEW WITH THE 2021 'VOICE OF JUSTICE' AWARD
We congratulate Dr. Patty Lowe, recipient of this year's Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice 'Voice of Justice' Award. Dr. Loew's passions for her own Native American culture, storytellingm and environmental stewardship make her a true champion for native communities!
Watch our 2021 Annual Celebration livestream here.
2014: Dane County Exec Joe Parisi
2015: Peter Bakken, Justice and Witness Coordinator, Wisconsin Council of Churches and Christine Thompson, Executive Director, PEPartnership Personal Essentials Pantry
2016: Reverend Steve Jerbi, All People’s Church, Milwaukee
2017: Linda Ketcham, Executive Director, Madison Area Urban Ministry
2018: Community Immigration Law Center
2018: Sergio Gonzalez, professor of Latinx history and organizer for the Dane Sanctuary Coalition
2019: Rep. Jocasta Zamarippa, Wisconsin State Assembly member
2020: Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes
2021: Professor Patty Loew, Native American scholar, journalist, author, and activist