Dr. Raymond F. Reyes

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Dr. Raymond Reyes


Dr. Raymond F. Reyes, Associate Academic Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer for Gonzaga University, will deliver the keynote speech at the 21st annual KCTFHR Human Rights Banquet on Friday, April 20th at the Best Western Plus Coeur d'Alene Inn. Prior to his current position, Dr. Reyes taught under- graduate courses in Sociology, Religious Studies and Philosophy as well as a graduate seminar for the MBA program on tribal leadership at Gonzaga. He has been at Gonzaga since 1987-1988.


As an internationally recognized authority in such fields as human rights, equity, social justice, diversity education, Indian education, sports psychology, multicultural literacy, spiritual significance of human differences to name just a few, Reyes has conducted seminars and given addresses throughout the United States, Kenya, South Africa, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Mexico, Columbia and Canada to audiences at colleges/universities, hospitals, schools, businesses, churches, and a number of govern- ment agencies. From 1994 to 1998, he conducted classes at the US Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs on sports psychology for the Native American male and female elite runners. As a model for the athletes, Reyes has completed eleven 26.2-mile marathon races.

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2018 Idaho Hall of Fame Inductions


The Idaho Hall of Fame Board of Directors will attend the KCTFHR Human Rights Banquet on April 20, 2018 at the Best Western Plus Coeur d'Alene Inn for the purpose of inducting three new members into the class of 2018. The inductees will be:


The Coeur d'Alene Tribe, for its years of service to the people of Idaho regarding economic development, promotion of human rights and a long list of other accomplishments.


Ron Edinger, the former mayor of the City of Coeur  d'Alene  and current city councilman with almost five decades in elected office serving the people of Coeur d'Alene.


Jerry Jaeger, co-owner and former president of Hagadone Hospitality Company, and a prominent entrepreneur in the state of Idaho  specializing in the promotion of tourism.

2018 KCTFHR Banquet Program


- Keynote Address

- Presentations of Civil Rights Awards

- Large Silent Auction

- One Live Auction Item: A Signed Basketball by The 2017-2018 Gonzaga University Basketball Team!

- Inductions into the Idaho Hall of Fame


Place and time: Friday, April 20th, 2018 at the Best Western Plus Coeur d'Alene Inn, 506 Apple- way---Reception at 5:00 PM and Dinner at 6:30 PM.


All profits from the banquet ticket sales go to the Human Rights Education Institute (HREI) and four minority scholarships at NIC.


The funds from the auction go to the KCTFHR.