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hands up for human rightsThe Office of Human Rights, Equity, and Accessibility will hold its annual Awards and Open House reception Friday, Dec. 13.

Open house reception to celebrate advances of human rights

With the Dec. 10 Human Rights Day having just passed, the Office of Human Rights, Equity, and Accessibility will present several awards at its annual OHREA Awards and Open House reception Friday, Dec. 13.

The awardees will be celebrated for advancing human rights and social justice, mental health, employment equity, and accessibility at the University of Windsor.

Awards will be presented in the following categories:

  • Accessibility Award;
  • Employment Equity Award;
  • Human Rights and Social Justice Award;
  • Mental Health Champion Award;
  • The OHREA Award

The open house will run noon to 1:30 p.m. in Vanier Hall’s Katzman Lounge, with the awards presentation from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. The event promises warm beverages, light lunch and snack foods, and live music.

Organizers invite the campus community to bring non-perishable food items for donation to the student food bank. For more information, visit webpages for the OHREA awards and open house, email ohrea@uwindsor.ca, or phone 519-253-3000, ext. 3400.