The Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall will be organizing the 8th Civil Society Award Ceremony on 10 December 2022 (Saturday) at 7:00 pm in Cheng Yi Auditorium, 1st Floor, KLSCAH.
KLSCAH has invited Professor Wong Chin Huat as the keynote speaker to deliver the keynote speech at the award ceremony.
This year, KLSCAH received 14 nominations, all are noted for their contributions to society, including Dr. Narjit Singh, Sambung Sekolah, Teoh Beng Hock Trust for Democracy, Lightup Borneo, Sydney Yap Xi Ni, Ain Husniza Saiful Nizam, Pua Lay Peng, Persatuan Pusat Perkhidmatan Geha Bodhi, Wong Su Zane, Undi18, Persatuan Sahabat Warisan Kuala Lumpur Dan Selangor (PESAWA), Ajar-ajar Malaysia, Jeffrey Phang Fatt Kong and Hui Charity Association.
A panel of judges has assessed thereafter select therefrom three (3) organizations and or individuals, each winner will be awarded RM5,000, together with a trophy and certificate, while all accepted nominees will be presented with certificates.
The panel of judges comprised K. Arumugam, Zaid Kamaruddin, Masjaliza Hamzah, Jerald Joseph, Yap Swee Seng, Helen Ting Mu Hung and Ngeow Chow Ying.
KLSCAH has been organizing the Civil Society Award since 2008, which aims to give recognition and appreciation to organizations and individuals for their contribution to the society, and further encourage them to participate in advocating social reform, defending civil rights, and creating more safe spaces for freedom and democracy.
Public are welcome to attend the ceremony and admission is free. For further details, kindly contact the KLSCAH Secretariat Office at 03-2274 6645 or visit the KLSCAH Facebook page.