- Nominations now being accepted
- Applications due Nov. 13
- Arlington residents, community groups, non-profits organizations, businesses eligible
ARLINGTON, VA. – Do you know an Arlington resident, community group, non-profit organization or business with significant human rights achievements? Now is your chance to shine a light on that special person, organization or business that has made a difference.
The Arlington Human Rights Commission is accepting nominations for the 15th Annual James B. Hunter Human Rights Award. The award is named for the former County Board Member who during his many years of public service worked tirelessly on behalf of individuals with little access to government.
Applications are due by Wednesday, November 13, 2013.
Who is eligible
All Arlington residents, community groups, non-profit organizations and businesses can be nominated for consideration. Recipients will be honored on Thursday, December 12th at a reception in the County Board Room, 2100 Clarendon Blvd, Arlington VA, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
What we are looking for
All entries should reflect human rights achievements on an individual basis, through work with other individuals, or through specific examples, products, or activities. Each example must have some visible, tangible or measurable impact on the perception of, attitude toward, or respect for and treatment of others.
Visit the County website for more information on the award criteria and guidelines, and to download the nomination form.
For more information or a hard copy of the nomination form, telephone the Human Rights Commission Office at :(703) 228-3929, or (703) 228-4611 (TTY).