Yes, Nominations are being invited for Dr. Gordon Hirabayashi Human Rights Award. The award may be presented every two years at the NAJC AGM, in recognition of an individual or organization in Canada contributing to the development or promotion of human rights and equality in Canada.
What are the eligibility criteria?
- The individual or group must be committed to the ideal, as stated in the mission statement of the NAJC, “to strive for equal rights and liberties for all people, particularly racial and ethnic minorities”.
- Individuals or groups must live/operate in Canada.
- The award will not be given posthumously nor to an organization that is no longer active.
- The person may or may not be of Japanese ancestry or a member of NAJC., but supportive of its mandate.
The deadline to submit applications for this program is 31-Jul-21.
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