In lieu of recognizing new award recipients, IPS was proud to present an inspirational film project by Grassroots Media DC featuring past award-winners from far and wide. IPS and MCs Jodie Evans of CODEPINK and Larry Stafford of Progressive Maryland were joined to hear these human rights champions reflect on how the Letelier-Moffitt Award impacted their work, and what gives them hope during challenging times:

Harry Belafonte
Almudena Bernabeu and C. Dixon Osburn, the Center for Justice and Accountability
Jonathan Hutto, Appeal for Redress
the Mesoamerican Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders
Vidalina Morales, La Mesa Nacional Frente a la Minería Metálica en El Salvador
Bertha Oliva de Nativi, COFADEH for Honduras Human Rights Platform
Ai-Jen Poo, National Domestic Workers Alliance
Gustavo Torres, CASA
Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO

With music by Elena & los Fulanos, a bilingual folk rock band based in Washington, DC

Photos from the 40th Anniversary of the Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards

Photos from the 40th Anniversary Sheridan Circle Memorial Service

Videos from the 2016 Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards

Seymour Hersh on the Letelier-Moffitt Awards

Francisco Letelier describes working on his mural “Todas Las Manos”

Awardees from 1976-2016 on what the award means to them and what they’ve been up to since

Greetings from Harry Belafonte on the 40th anniversary

Awardees on the future of human rights movements

Rebecca Karpen on Ronni Karpen Moffitt’s legacy

The importance of giving visibility

Letelier-Moffitt Awardees 1978-2015