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Human Rights First 2023 Awards Celebration Dinner

Join us on October 17, 2023 for our Annual Awards Celebration. This celebratory dinner will feature special guests and tributes as we honor human rights advocates and dedicated pro-bono partners, including the recipients of this…

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An “exceptional” rating from Charity Navigator

A clear mission requires exceptional transparency. The independent charity analyst Charity Navigator awarded us a rating of 90.39 out of 100. See the transparency breakdown to view how and where we direct our spending.

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Human Rights First is proud to be on the "Top Rated" list of CharityWatch, America's most independent, assertive charity watchdog. See their report for information on our spending, governance, and transparency.

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We activate world-class talent to address injustice

Our efforts hold oppressors accountable and liberate the downtrodden. Justice is upheld when brave individuals step up to counter tyranny. Skilled professionals are activated globally every day to further human rights.

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