Awards and Recognition

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

  • 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

  • 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