Awards and Recognition

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

 

  • 2020 San Diego County Women’s Hall of Fame

    Kathi Anderson, Executive Director, Survivors of Torture, International

    • 2019-2020 “Rookie of the Year” Above & Beyond Field Instructor Award 

      San Diego State University, School of Social Work

      Katrina Pimental, Operations Manager, Survivors of Torture, International[/text_output]

      • 2019 Live Well San Diego Public Health Champion Award

        Live Well San Diego

        Survivors of Torture, International

      • 2018 Advancing the System of Care Principles Award

        County of San Diego Children, Youth and Families System of Care Training Academy

        Survivors of Torture, International

      • 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

      • 2016 Behavioral Health Recognition Dinner
        “Volunteer of the Year”

        Ginny Dunn, Volunteer, 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

      • 2017 Proclamation by California Legislature Assembly Member Todd Gloria

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

      • 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