Sep 22, 2015


Last night, Press Pass LA was honored to cover The Human Rights Hero Awards which took place at Beso Restaurant and brought out some of the biggest names in Hollywood to award individuals for their tireless work to bring awareness to the issues of human trafficking.

HumanRightsHeroAwardsThe annual event produced by actress Marisol Nichols (“24,” “NCIS”) and her nonprofit organization, Foundation for a Slavery Free World in partnership with Youth for Human Rights International (YHRI), awarded Board Member and CEO of the National Center For Missing and Exploited Children John Ryan for his 15 years of service; Founder and Executive Director of Saving Innocence Kim Biddle; as well as Nancy Rivard, President and Founder of Airline Ambassadors.

Emmy and Tony award-winner Kristin Chenoweth performed alongside award-winning composer David Campbell. Special keynote speakers Kristin Chenowethincluded former CIA/Homeland Security Operative and CEO of Operation Underground Railroad Tim Ballard, and Utah’s Attorney General Sean Reyes.

The evening’s presenters included Terry Crews,  Kelly Preston, Jenna Elfman, and Erika Christensen. Other attendees included: David Campbell, Danny Masterson, Leslie David Baker, Carlson Young, Jennifer Aspen, Daphne Wayans, Amrapali Ambegaokar, and more!

Learn more at Youth For Human Rights.