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Luther Global Advocacy Award


Luther has established the Global Advocacy award to recognize both national and international recipients for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the local and global communities.

The Global Advocacy award is bestowed upon individuals whose life and work truly embody the essence of global citizenship. Their profound engagement with the world serves as a testament to their unwavering commitment to fostering an inclusive global community, where justice prevails, peace thrives, and the integrity of our planet is safeguarded.


Recipients would embody values such as

  • fostering belonging and well-being through multifaith respect
  • understanding and promoting cultural difference and diversity
  • advocating for inclusion
  • safeguarding human rights
  • promoting equality
  • working for environmental preservation, ecological integrity and economic justice
  • combating poverty and inequality
  • reducing militarization and conflict
  • supporting humanitarian efforts
  • demonstrating a commitment to the well-being of the planet


The Award is given annually accompanied by a lecture or presentation and a reception for students, faculty, and friends of Luther.

In addition, the recipient will receive $1,000 to contribute to the organization of their choosing. 

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The inaugural Award was awarded to Bishop Dr. Munib Younan of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Jordan and the Holy Land.

Nomination Package Checklist:

❑ Completed Nomination Form
❑ Nominee's CV or a Biography Summary
❑ Signature(s) of Support

Note: Non-winning nominations will be kept on file for ten additional years. Each year the nominator will be contacted and asked if he/she would like the nomination to be brought forward and provide updated information. All information submitted will be kept confidential.

If you have any questions, contact Principal-Dean Kristine Lund at

Nomination deadline: August 27, 2023

Nomination Form

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