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Balloons filed with congratulatory confettiNominations for the annual OHREA awards are open until Oct. 25.

Nominations open for human rights, equity, and accessibility awards

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 awards committee is looking for demonstrated evidence and specific examples in five categories:

  • Accessibility Award for those who have contributed to accessible education, training and awareness, employment, customer service, built environments, or information and communication within the University of Windsor;
  • Employment Equity Award for those who have contributed to the advancement of employment equity at the University;
  • Human Rights and Social Justice Award for 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 for those who work towards removing stigmas associated with mental illness and towards promoting mental health and well-being;
  • OHREA Award for those who have contributed to the advancement of culture, diversity, and inclusivity at the University of Windsor.

Nominations may come from staff, faculty, students, alumni, and retirees of the University of Windsor, no later than noon Oct. 25. The awards will be presented at an online event on Friday, Dec. 10.

The nomination form is available here.