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Grinnell Prize

  1. Grinnell College Awards Grinnell Prize to Leader Championing Black Joy, Art and Culture in Memphis

    Jul 15, 2021
    Victoria Jones’ social innovation work centers Black joy, activism, and community building in Memphis.
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    Innovator in Social Justice Prize Call for Nominations

    Sep 03, 2020
    Grinnell College is accepting nominations from across the globe for the 2021 Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice Prize. The College awards the Grinnell Prize annually to individuals who show creativity, commitment and extraordinary accomplishment in effecting positive change.
  3. Grinnell Prize Winner Shafiq R. Kahn at EMPOWER PEOPLE event

    Winner of 2019 Grinnell Prize Fights to Eradicate Bride Trafficking in India

    Sep 13, 2019
    Grinnell Prize Winner Shafiq R. Kahn, through his work with EMPOWER PEOPLE, strives to eradicate bride trafficking in India and to empower girls and women affected by trafficking.
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    Special Campus Memo: Grinnell Prize Week honors winner Mélanie Marcel, founder and CEO of SoScience

    Sep 27, 2018

    On Tuesday, Oct. 2, President Kington will award the 2018 Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice Prize to Mélanie Marcel,…

  5. Grinnell Prize Week: Gina Clayton receives $100,000 Grinnell Prize

    Sep 27, 2017
    The founder and director of Essie Justice Group, which supports women with loved ones in prison, will receive the Grinnell Prize and share her experiences.
  6. Social Justice Prize Global Call for Nominations

    Jul 17, 2017
    Grinnell College seeks nominations for $100,000 Innovator in Social Justice Prize. Nominations are due by midnight on Oct. 9, 2017.
  7. Grinnell College Awards Grinnell Prize to Gina Clayton, Founder of Essie Justice Group

    Apr 20, 2017
    The group mobilizes women with incarcerated loved ones to fight for criminal justice reform.
  8. Grinnell College Awards $100K Prize to Creators of Positive Social Change

    Sep 21, 2016
    The Grinnell Prize is the largest award given by any U.S. college in recognition of social justice.
  9. Nominations Due Oct. 9 for 2017 Grinnell Prize

    Sep 07, 2016
    Grinnell College is accepting nominations for the 2017 Grinnell Prize through Oct. 9, 2016.
  10. Grinnell Prize Honors Social Justice Innovators

    Oct 02, 2015
    College awards $100,000 prizes to Deborah Ahenkorah and Maria Vertkin.

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