Josie R. Johnson Human Rights and Social Justice Award

The Josie R. Johnson Award was established to recognize Dr. Josie R. Johnson’s lifelong contributions to human rights and social justice both within and beyond her tenure at the University of Minnesota. The purpose of this award is to honor University of Minnesota faculty, staff, and students who exemplify Dr. Johnson’s commitment to creating respectful and inclusive living, learning, and working environments.

Nominations must be submitted via this form to the Office for Equity and Diversity by 4:30 pm on Monday, February 15, 2021.

Please direct questions regarding the nominations process to Barbara Chapin (