Nominations now being accepted
Application due Nov. 14
Arlington residents, community groups, non-profits, 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 nominate that special person, organization or business for an award that acknowledges their contributions to our community.
The Arlington Human Rights Commission is accepting nominations for the 14th 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 14, 2012.
Who is eligible
All Arlington residents, community groups, non-profit organizations and businesses may be nominated.
What we are looking for
All entries should reflect individual human rights achievements, 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.
How to submit a nomination
You may download the nomination form from the County website (search term: Human Rights Commission). Awards criteria and guidelines also are available online. 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).
Recipients will be honored on Thursday, December 13 at a reception in the County Board Room, 3rd Floor, 2100 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington VA, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.