Awards and Recognition

We are honored to have received recognition and awards from the below organizations.

  • 2018 Commitment to Social Justice Award

    Network for Social Work Management

    Survivors of Torture, International

  • 2017 County Social Services Advisory Board Community Recognition Award

    Kathi Anderson, Executive Director of Survivors of Torture, International

  • 2017 Distinguished Organization

    San Diego County Bar Association

    Survivors of Torture, International

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  • 2017 “Inspiration Award”

    The Center for Wealth & Legacy

    Kathi Anderson, Executive Director of Survivors of Torture, International

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  • 2016 Real Heroes

    American Red Cross of San Diego/ Imperial Counties

    Wendell Cutting Humanitarian Award

    Kathi Anderson, Executive Director of Survivors of Torture, International

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  • 2016 Paul Harris Fellow

    The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International

    Kathi Anderson, Executive Director of Survivors of Torture, International

    For furtherance of better understanding and friendly relations among peoples of the world.

  • 2016 Women of the Year for 78th District Award

    Office of the Speaker of the Assembly – Toni G. Atkins

    Alicia DeLeon-Torres, Grants Manager of Survivors of Torture, International

  • 2015 California Heroes Award
    Senator Joel Anderson

    Kathi Anderson, Executive Director, Survivors of Torture, International
  • 2015 Induction as an Honorary Member
    Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
    Kathi Anderson, Executive Director, Survivors of Torture, International
  • 2015 George J. Beto Award for Excellence of Service to Church and Community
    Concordia University Texas
    Mel Kieschnick, Board Member, Survivors of Torture, International
  • 2015 Tribute to Women & Industry Humanitarian Award
    YWCA San Diego
    Ann Durham, Board Member, Survivors of Torture, International
  • 2013 American Bar Association Immigration Justice Project
    Survivors of Torture, International
    For Promoting Access to Justice for Immigrants in San Diego
  • 2012 Inge Genefke Award
    For Outstanding Work in the Global Fight Against Torture
    Jim Jaranson, Board Member, Survivors of Torture, International
  • 2011 Local Hero Award: Cultural Diversity, Women’s History Month
    KPBS and Union Bank
    Kathi Anderson, Executive Director of Survivors of Torture, International
  • 2011 Distinguished Alumni Public Service Award, University of the Pacific
    Kathi Anderson, Executive Director of Survivors of Torture, International
  • 2009 Global Awareness Award
    San Diego Peace Corps Association
    Supporting Peace Corps Goals in the San Diego Community
  • 2009 Community Champions Award
    Molina Healthcare – Advocacy and Civic Leader
    Kathi Anderson, Executive Director of Survivors of Torture, International
  • 2008 Making a Difference for Women
    Soroptimist International of San Diego
    Kathi Anderson, Executive Director of Survivors of Torture, International

Recent Proclamations

  • 2017 Proclamation by Mayor Kevin Falcouner, City San Diego

    “Survivors of Torture Day” in the City of San Diego, June 20, 2017

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    2017 Proclamation by California Legislature Assembly Member Todd Gloria

    In recognition of Survivors of Torture, International’s 20th anniversary

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    2017 Proclamation by Congressman Scott Peters

    In recognition of Survivors of Torture, International’s 20th anniversary

  • 2017 Proclamation by Congresswoman Susan Davis

    In recognition of Survivors of Torture, International’s 20th anniversary

  • 2015 Proclamation by San Diego County Board of Supervisors
    Survivors of Torture Day
  • 2015 Proclamation on behalf of Survivors of Torture, International
    California Senator Marty Block
    International Day in Support of Survivors & Victims of Torture
  • 2015 Proclamation by San Diego Councilmember Todd Gloria
    In recognition of Survivors of Torture, International’s 18 years of dedicated service
  • 2013 Proclamation and Recognition of Survivors of Torture, International
    Congresswoman Susan A. Davis, United States House of Representatives
  • 2007 Resolution for the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
    Assembly Member Lori Saldaña, 76th Assembly District, California Legislature Assembly
    Presented to Survivors of Torture, International