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City of Bloomington Human Rights Commission Seeks Nominations for Annual Awards

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Nov. 12, 2014

For more information, please contact:
Barbara Toddy, Secretary, City of Bloomington Human Rights Commission, 349.3429

City of Bloomington Human Rights Commission Seeks Nominations for Annual Awards

Bloomington, Ind. ‒ The City of Bloomington Human Rights Commission is seeking nominations for its annual Human Rights Award. Nominees should be individuals or groups who have made specific, significant contributions to improving civil rights, human relations or civility in our community.

The BHRC especially welcomes nominations demonstrating success in ensuring rights to equal access to housing, employment or education; in ensuring equal access to community life for people with disabilities and of people or organizations who have done exemplary work and advocacy in increasing civility and tolerance. The recipient(s) will be honored at a public ceremony. Nominations are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 12. The nomination form is available on the Human Rights Commission's web page.

Past recipients include Bloomington High School North, Bloomington United, Dick McKaig, the Study Circles Project, Daniel Soto, John Clower, Clarence and Frances Gilliam, the Rev. Ernie Butler, the Council for Community Accessibility, Frank McCloskey, the Bill of Rights Defense Committee, WFHB Radio, Doug Bauder, Lillian Casillas, Helen Harrell, Voices & Visions, New Leaf/New Life, Charlie Dupree and Virginia Hall for their work with Trinity Episcopal Church, Guy Loftman and David Metheny.

For a nomination form or for more information, contact the Bloomington Human Rights Commission at 349.3429 or human.rights@