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CITY OF ROCK HILL ECONOMIC & URBAN DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

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NOMINATE A LOCAL HERO

Each year, one or more local heroes will be honored and celebrated at Freedom Walkway.  With the Friendship 9 as a model, the Walkway honors citizens who have fought, either today or in the past, for the cause of greater justice
and equality for all.  The Freedom Walkway Local Heroes Committee accepts nominations of individuals or groups of individuals who have made a significant contribution 
to the cause of justice and equality for all citizens.

NOMATINATE A LOCAL HERO

CRITERIA

Freedom Walkway is a place to recognize and celebrate local heroes for the cause of greater justice and equality for all citizens.  The three key criteria are:

a. Individuals or groups of individuals who live or lived in the Rock
    Hill/York County area (organizations are not eligible);

b. Played a significant role through advocacy or actions in promoting
    equality and justice for all citizens in Rock Hill/York County; and

c. Their actions/advocacy challenged existing norms and conventions in
    the community, placing these individuals or groups at odds with
    community leadership and putting at risk their reputations, security,
    freedom, livelihood or even their lives.

APPLICATION

New nominations should be submitted by Friday, June 28th to be considered for 2019.  Entries received after June 28th will be held for consideration next year.

Thank you for your submission!