Submit Nominations for Human Rights Award

Jan. 8, 2009

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  • Nominations for Human Rights Award being accepted until Feb. 16
  • For a nomination form, contact the Human Rights Commission at 703-324-2953, TTY 703-324-2900.

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 The Fairfax County Human Rights Commission is accepting nominations for its 2008 Human Rights Awards. The deadline for submitting nominations is Feb. 16. The awards recognize individuals, nonprofits or businesses that advanced human rights in Fairfax County during last year.

To get a nomination form, call 703-324-2953, TTY 703-324-2900. Nominations can be submitted by e-mail to; by fax to 703-324-3570; or by mail to the Human Rights Commission, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 318, Fairfax, VA 22035-0093.

Nominees should demonstrate accomplishments to eliminate discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, age or disability in the areas of employment, housing, public accommodations, private education and credit. These accomplishments can be a single significant action, long-term activities or corporate equality programs of an extensive and outstanding nature.

For more information or a nomination form, contact the Human Rights Commission at 703-324-2953, TTY 703-324-2900, or e-mail


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