The Office of Human Rights, Equity and Accessibility invites nominations for its annual OHREA awards recognizing the contributions of individuals and groups to advance human rights, social justice, diversity, inclusivity, employment equity, mental health, and accessibility at the University of Windsor.
The OHREA awards will be presented virtually on Friday, Dec. 9.
Nominations must have demonstrated evidence and specific examples in five categories:
Accessibility Award is given to those who have contributed to accessible education, training and awareness, accessible employment, accessible customer service, accessible built environments, or accessible information and communication within the University of Windsor.
Employment Equity Award is given to those who have contributed to the advancement of employment equity at the University.
Human Rights and Social Justice Award is given to those who have contributed to embedding a culture of respect for human rights at the University or have worked towards the advancement of social justice at the local and global levels.
Mental Health Champion Award is given to those that work towards removing stigmas associated with mental illness and towards promoting mental health and well-being.
OHREA Award is given to those who have contributed to the advancement of the culture, diversity, and inclusivity at the University of Windsor. It may include aspects of accessibility, employment equity, diversity, human rights, and social justice promotion.
Nominations may come from staff, faculty, students, alumni, and retirees of the University of Windsor no later than Thursday, Oct. 27.