October 30, 2014
HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS
The Prince William County Human Rights Commission is accepting nominations for its Annual Human Rights Award. Individuals, nonprofit organizations or businesses, may be nominated for outstanding accomplishments in the area of human rights in Prince William County. Last year's award recipients were Father Gerard Creedon, Pastor, Holy Family Church; Dr. Doreen Dauer, Vicky Castro and Sam Sanders, Prince William County Public Schools; Cydny Neville, Town of Dumfries; and Carlos Labiosa, former Human Rights Commissioner.
This year's award recipients will be honored at the annual observance of Universal Human Rights Day to be held on Saturday, January 17, 2015, at the McCoart Building, 1 County Complex Court, Prince William, VA 22192.
The mandate of the Human Rights Commission is 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, education, and credit.
Please contact the Human Rights Office to receive a nomination form or download it from the website www.pwcgov.org/hmnrghts. The deadline for submitting nominations is November 23, 2014. Nominations may be faxed, mailed or delivered to the Human Rights Commission, 15941 Donald Curtis Drive, Suite 125, Woodbridge, Virginia 22191.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Human Rights Commission office at (703) 792-4680 during normal business hours.