Human Rights Commission Seeks Nominees For Bill Hobbs Human Rights Award

The Golden Valley Human Rights Commission (HRC) is accepting nominations for the Bill Hobbs Human Rights Award, which recognizes community members who work to build an environment that promotes fair and equal treatment for everyone.

Eligibility And Nomination Process

  • Nominees must live, work, or conduct business in Golden Valley during the nomination year.
  • Nominee activities proposed for recognition should have a positive impact or clearly improved understanding or cooperation in the areas of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, or familial status.
  • Nominee services must be either voluntary or above-and-beyond a paid employee’s usual job responsibilities.
  • Members of the Golden Valley Human Rights Commission are not eligible for the award while serving on the commission.

Nominations may be submitted by an individual or organization (ie, a club, social agency, unit of government, religious denomination, school, or business).

The recipient is selected by members of the Golden Valley HRC. The HRC may give special consideration to activities that have occurred for an extended time, at least part of which have taken place during the current year, and that have had a significant impact on an affected group or individual.

Nomination deadline for the 2015 Hobbs Human Rights Award is February 20, 2015 (fill out online nomination form here).

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