The Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Peacemaker Award Sponsored by the Church of the Crossroads
Church of the Crossroads is pleased to announce this year's (2019) recipient of the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Peacemaker Award: The Institute for Human Services (IHS).
IHS began in 1978 by Father Claude DuTeil as the Peanut Butter Ministry and offered sandwiches, coffee, and compassion to homeless people in Honolulu. IHS built its first shelter in 1986, providing for 250 to 300 men, women and/or children per night.
In 1997, a second shelter for women and children opened on Kaaahi Street.
The public is invited to attend
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Service and Celebration
January 21 at 7:00 pm
Church of the Crossroads
1212 University Ave.
Please download the announcement as a PDF
Please call 808 949.2220 for more information
Recent honorees include:
John Witeck, lifelong advocate of social justice and original founder of the Hawaii People’s Fund
Patricia McManaman, attorney, community leader and government executive;
Henry Curtis and Kat Brady, of Life of the Land;
and Ellen Godbey Carson, civil rights advocate and community leader