Submit Nominations for Human Rights Award
The Fairfax County Human Rights Commission is accepting nominations for
its 35th Annual Human Rights Awards Celebration from now until March
30, 2012. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org;
by fax at 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 illegal
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
Recipients of the Human Rights Awards for 2010 were John Horejsi,
Kenneth R. Fredgren, Good Spoon and Langley Residential Support
The Human Rights Commission was established in 1974 by the Fairfax
County Board of Supervisors to eliminate discrimination on the basis of
race, color, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, age or
disability in the areas of housing, public accommodations, employment,
private education and credit.
For more information or a nomination form, contact the Human Rights Commission at 703-324-2953, TTY 703-324-2900, or by e-mail at email@example.com.