FAQ

  1. What are the Human Rights Awards?
  2. Who were the 2013 Human Rights Awards Honorees?
  3. Where is the Human Rights Awards Ceremony?
  4. How do I get there?
  5. When is the Human Rights Awards Ceremony?
  6. How much are tickets?
  7. What should I wear?
  8. Who’s behind the Human Rights Awards?
  9. Can I still sponsor the Human Rights Awards?

1. What are the Human Rights Awards?

Global Exchange’s annual Human Rights Awards event recognizes extraordinary contributions to human rights worldwide. Since our first HRA in 2001, Global Exchange has recognized a diverse national and global pool of inspiring individuals and organizations that are dedicated to promoting and protecting human rights around the world.
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2. Who were the 2013 Human Rights Awards honorees?

Human Rights Awards Honoree: Noam Chomsky
Grassroots Honoree: Crystal Lameman
People’s Choice Honoree: Julian Assange and Wikileaks
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3. Where is the Human Rights Awards Ceremony?

The Human Rights Awards Ceremony will be hosted at the Palace of Fine Arts, 3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco CA 94123

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4. How do I get there?

By Bus or Bart

  • Muni lines serving the Palace of Fine Arts include bus numbers 22, 28, 29, 30, 41, 43, and 45. For more information, call Muni at (415) 673 6864.
  • Bart lines serve the nearby Montgomery Street station. Walk a half block up Market Street to Third Street and take the 30 Stockton bus on the corner.

By Car

If you are traveling from the South Bay or Peninsula

  • Take Highway 101 to Market Street/Van Ness exit
  • Turn left into Lombard Street and get on the right-hand lane
  • Right on Divisadero Street
  • Left on Marina Boulevard and stay on the right lane
  • Right on Yacht Road and follow signs that lead towards the Palace of Fine Arts

From the East Bay

  • Cross the Bay Bridge and take 9th Street exit
  • Left onto Hayes Street
  • Right on Van Ness Avenue
  • Left on Lombard Street and stay on the right-hand lane
  • Right on Divisadero Street
  • Left on Marina Boulevard and stay on the right lane
  • Right on Yacht Road and follow signs that lead towards the Palace of Fine Arts

From the North Bay

  • Cross the Golden Gate Bridge and follow signs that lead towards Downtown San Francisco.
  • Exit on Marina Boulevard
  • Right on Baker Street
  • Left on Jefferson Street
  • Left on Broderick Street
  • Left on Marina Boulevard and stay on the right lane
  • Right on Yacht Road and follow signs that lead towards for Palace of Fine Arts

Parking

The Palace of Fine Arts parking is available on the lot right next to the St. Francis Yacht Club. More parking is available along Mason Street.

Mass Transit

If you’re planning to travel by mass transit, 511.org offers a free planning trip service. Simply input your address as the starting point, supply the address of the Palace of Fine Arts as the ending point, and the trip calculator will plan the trip for you! You can choose to find the fastest route, or the most economical.

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5. When is the Human Rights Awards Ceremony?

The 2014 Human Rights Awards Gala will take place on Thursday, May 8. Doors will open at 6:00 pm.

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6. How much are tickets?

Early Bird (Until April 11): $95

General Admission: $115

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7. What should I wear?

Attire is Dressy-Casual

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8. Who’s behind the Human Rights Awards?

Global Exchange is an internationally recognized human rights organization that advocates for peace, economic justice, and environmental sustainability. Learn more on the About Global Exchange page, or at the Global Exchange website.

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9. Can I still sponsor the Human Rights Awards?

Yes. Please contact Jessica Nuti at (415) 575.5543 or jessicanuti@globalexchange.org

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We would love for you to become a sponsor of a Global Exchange event, but welcome any level of donation, please feel free to donate at whatever level is comfortable for you: $20, $35, $50, $100, or $500+. Just click the donate button. All donations go to support the work of Global Exchange to highlight and support the struggle for human rights here at home and around the world.

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