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May 10, 2004
Human Rights Awards - nominations wanted
  
The nomination deadline for the City of Toronto's five Access, Equity and Human
Rights Awards is fast approaching. Submit your nominations before Friday, May
21, 2004.

Aboriginal Affairs Award
Established in 2003, this award honours the volunteer contributions of a person
or organization whose efforts have made a significant or ongoing contribution
toward improving the quality of life for the Aboriginal community in Toronto.

Access Award for Disability Issues
The Access Award is given to a person or organization whose efforts have
significantly contributed to improving access for people with disabilities in
Toronto.

Constance E. Hamilton Award for Women's Issues
Named after the first woman member of City Council, this award honours
individuals whose actions have been significant in securing equitable treatment
for women in Toronto.

Pride Award for Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Transsexual Two Spirited Issues
Established in 2003, this award honours individuals and/or organizations that
have made or are making a significant or ongoing contribution to the well-being
and advancement of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual and two
spirited communities in Toronto.

William P. Hubbard Award for Race Relations
Named in honour of the City's first African-Canadian councillor, this award is
given to a person whose outstanding achievement and commitment has fostered a
positive race-relations climate in Toronto.

All recipients must be residents of Toronto.

For copies of the nomination form, visit http://www.toronto.ca/civicawards, or
call 416-392-8592.

Media contacts:
Angela Kinnear, Consultant, Diversity Management and Community Engagement,
416-392-1031
Ceta Ramkhalawansingh, Manager, Diversity Management and Community Engagement,
416-392-6824



 

 

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