The City of Toronto's Access, Equity and Human Rights (AEHR) Awards recognize people who, or programs that, have made a difference in Toronto by eliminating discrimination and barriers to equality.
Nominations for the 2017 Awards will open on Tuesday, May 30.
The AEHR Awards are community-driven. Nominations come from Toronto residents, and the five recipients are selected by a panel of community individuals with expertise and knowledge of issues pertinent to the awards.
The AEHR Awards Ceremony will take place at City Hall during the first week in December 2017 to coincide with International Human Rights Day.
2016 AEHR Award recipients:
- Aboriginal Affairs Award: Fizul Sima
- Access Award: Maayan Ziv
- Constance E. Hamilton Award: Paola Gomez
- Pride Award: Alex Abramovich
- William P. Hubbard Award for Race Relations: Black Lives Matter TO