OMNI Center Seeks Nominations for Arkansas Peace & Justice Heroes Awards

[Submitted Announcement]


The OMNI Center for Peace, Justice & Ecology is a 501c3 nonprofit from Fayetteville, AR that educates, empowers and connects people to actively work for a nonviolent, sustainable and just world. Each year OMNI presents awards to five Arkansans who exemplify the broad community vision and commitment to service and humanity that help us move toward a more peaceful and just world. People such as this live in every part of the state, and OMNI hopes to recognize their work and celebrate their accomplishments.

For our 8th Annual Arkansas Peace & Justice Heroes Awards event, the OMNI Center Awards Committee seeks nominations for the award from all parts of Arkansas. These nominations will be deserving individuals who work for peace and understanding between people; and the advancement of social and economic justice – the two great aspects of world peace.

There are four criteria for Nominees: They must live in the state of Arkansas; they must be well-known in their community for exemplary work in peace and justice; and they must be prepared to attend the awards banquet on Saturday, September 17, 2011 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Fayetteville. The deadline to submit nominations is August 5, 2011. Nominations may be made online at

The 8th Annual Peace & Justice Heroes Awards Banquet is scheduled for September 17, 2001 in Fayetteville, AR. Tickets are $25 each and may be ordered online at

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