20th Hubert H. Humphrey Public Leadership Awards

Humphrey School of Public Affairs
September 12, 2024 - 6:30 pm CDT
- 8:30 pm
McNamara Alumni Center 200 Oak St. SE, Minneapolis MN, 55455

The Humphrey School of Public Affairs will hold its 20th Hubert H. Humphrey Public Leadership Awards on Thursday, September 12, 2024, at 6:30 p.m. CDT at the McNamara Alumni Center.


The awards honor individuals and organizations who have contributed to the common good through leadership and service.


The 20th Hubert H. Humphrey Public Leadership Award recipients are:


Margaret Chutich, retired justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court, for her instrumental role in ensuring equitable representation for all citizens in the legal system. Her groundbreaking status as the first openly gay member of the Supreme Court has inspired countless individuals to see a better future for themselves, thereby fostering a more inclusive and representative democracy.


Mukhtar Ibrahim, founding publisher of Sahan Journal, a nonprofit digital newsroom dedicated to reporting for immigrants and communities of color in Minnesota; for his visionary leadership and influence as an accomplished journalist of Somali background, elevating the narratives of underrepresented groups while fostering greater understanding and empathy among readers across the nation.


Greater MSP Partnership,  the economic development partnership for the 15-county Minneapolis-St. Paul region; for its role at the forefront of driving inclusive economic development and promoting regional prosperity in Minnesota through innovative initiatives that have not only attracted investment and talent to the region, but have also created opportunities for businesses and communities to thrive.


In addition to recognizing the achievements of these remarkable awardees, the gala dinner is the Humphrey School’s signature annual fundraiser. Proceeds from the event support scholarships for our students.


The reception begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner and the program at 6:30 p.m. Event will conclude by 8:30 p.m. CDT. Visit the Hubert H. Humphrey Public Leadership Awards webpage for more information.


Live captioning and American Sign Language interpreters will be provided.

Contact Info
This event is hosted by the Humphrey School of Public Affairs. If you have questions or would like to request accommodations, please contact [email protected].