The Human Rights Commission is accepting nominations from the community for the 2017 William R. Laws Award until February 24, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
Nominees for the William R. Laws Award should have made a significant contribution by doing one or more of the following:
- Improving relationships among all people;
- Increasing the sensitivity of one group toward another group;
- Educating people about the barriers or eliminating the barriers facing people of color, women, persons with disabilities, religious minorities, or others who have been treated unequally because of prejudice;
- Using existing means or creating new safeguards to protect the rights of others.
Nominations may be made in person at the Human Rights Office in Columbus City Hall or via the Online Nomination Form.