The Office of Human Rights, Equity, and Accessibility (OHREA) invites nominations for the 11th 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.
Awardees will be celebrated through a social media campaign throughout the month of December.
A total of five awards will be presented, one within each of the following categories:
- Accessibility Award – 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 – given to those who have contributed to the advancement of employment equity at the University.
- Human Rights and Social Justice Award – 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 – given to those who work towards removing stigmas associated with mental illness and towards promoting mental health and well-being.
- OHREA Award – 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. 26.
To nominate an individual or group for an award, follow this link and be sure to cite include specific examples.