Annual Open House and OHREA Awards

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The OHREA Awards recognize and celebrate the contributions made by individuals and groups to advance human rights, social justice, diversity, inclusivity, employment equity and accessibility at the University of Windsor.

A total of five (5) OHREA Awards will be given in the areas of: Accessibility, Employment Equity, Mental Health, Human Rights and Social Justice

Essential Criteria:

Individuals or units/groups/committees may be nominated for an award. The OHREA Awards Committee is looking for demonstrated evidence and specific examples of contributions at the University of Windsor. The criteria used for the selection process will include, but are not limited to:

  • A demonstrated dedication to human rights, social justice, diversity, employment equity and accessibility;
  • Contributions made to improve and promote human rights, social justice, diversity, employment equity and accessibility at the University;
  • Fostering a culture of inclusivity at the University.

Eligibility:

All members of the University community are eligible to be nominated for the awards. This includes students, faculty, staff, retirees, alumni and volunteers.  Persons outside of the University (who contribute to the advancement of human rights, social justice, diversity, employment equity and accessibility at the University) may also be nominated.

How to Submit a Nomination:

Nominations may only come from staff, faculty, students, alumni and retirees of the University. Each nomination must be accompanied by two (2) letters of support (max.1 page). You cannot self-nominate. When nominating a team, the nominator cannot be included in the list of members of the team. Submit your nomination online by completing the nomination form anytime before 5:00 PM on October 31st.

Should you have any questions, or require this information in an alternate format, please contact:
 
Office of Human Rights, Equity and Accessibility
ohrea@uwindsor.ca
Phone: 519 253-3000 ext. 3400
 
A list of previous recipients is available.
Thank you for taking the time to recognize the individuals who contribute to promoting the principles of human rights, social justice, diversity, inclusivity, employment equity and accessibility at the University of Windsor.