GUDC Board of Director Josh Heintz Presents at 10th Annual Heintz Award for Humanitarian Achievement

September 20, 2018

Joshua H. HeintzOn Aug. 26, 2018, Joshua Heintz presented the 10th annual Joshua Heintz Award for Humanitarian Achievement award to Allyson Caison and Christina Cowger. They were the founding members of "North Carolina Stop Torture Now". The program works to end America's Rendition, Detention and Interrogation program. This award was part of the 12th International Humanitarian Law Dialogs at the Robert H. Jackson Center and Chautauqua Institution in Jamestown, New York.

Joshua Heintz serves as a trustee to Syracuse University and is a member of the Board of Directors to the Global Universal Design Commission, Inc. and former member of the Robert H. Jackson Center Board. He also serves as the Chairman of the Advisory Board for the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University.

View the video of the award ceremony.

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