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Youth leaders receive coveted human rights awards

 

Last updated 1/16/2016 at 12:17pm

United Way Winnipeg

Meet Me at the Bell Tower (MM@BT) founder and spokesman Michael Champagne (top right, right) received the award on behalf of AYO and all those who gather every Friday evening year-round on the corner of Selkirk Avenue and Powers Street in Winnipeg's North End.

WINNIPEG, MB-Manitoba's human rights organizations honored Indigenous youth in Winnipeg's North End who, as a group, are working together to bring about reconciliation.

The Manitoba Human Rights Commission, the Manitoba Association for Rights and Liberties, and the Canadian Human Rights Commission, gave their 2015 Commitment Award to Aboriginal Youth Opportunities "Meet Me at the Bell Tower" at the Union Centre on Broadway in conjunction with International Human Rights Day.

MM@BT founder and spokesman, Michael Champagne, received the award on behalf of AYO and all those who gathe...



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