Do you know someone that’s been out in the community, helping to promote or protect human rights in Prince William?
According to a release, the Prince William County Human Rights Commission is looking for nominees for this year’s round of Human Rights Awards.
These awards are typically given to individuals, non-profits, and business in Prince William that have fostered excellent accomplishments toward human rights.
The deadline to nominate someone for this award is November 23. Selected recipients for the award will be honored at a ceremony for Universal Human Rights Day on January 14 in Woodbridge, according to a release.
More on the Human Rights Awards, from a release:
Candidates for the awards must be Prince William County residents. The awards honor outstanding contributions to the “equality for all people in Prince William County, demonstrated by leadership and excellence in any field,” according to the Human Rights Office.
For information, call the Human Rights Office at 703-792-4680 or download the nomination form. Nominations may be mailed or delivered to the Human Rights Commission, 15941 Donald Curtis Drive, Suite 125, Woodbridge, Virginia 22191, or faxed to 703-792-6944, and must be received at the Human Rights Office by Nov. 23.
Nominations for the awards may be submitted by individuals, community and business groups, schools and others.
The mandate of the Human Rights Commission is to eliminate discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, age, or disability in the areas of employment, housing, public accommodations, education, and credit.