Awards

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Access, Equity and Human Rights Awards

Each year, the City of Toronto honours human rights champions for working to eliminate violence, racism, sexism, homophobia, homelessness, hate crimes, hunger, poverty and illiteracy in Toronto. Recipients and awards are presented on December 4 at a ceremony to mark International Human Rights Day.

Do you know someone who has made a difference in Toronto?

Have their accomplishments recognized by nominating them for an award. Nominees must be residents of the City of Toronto.

Nominations for 2014 are now closed.

These awards are administered by Equity, Diversity and Human Rights in the City Manager's Office.

Awards

Aboriginal Affairs Award

This award is given to persons or organizations whose volunteer efforts have improved the well-being and advancement of the Aboriginal community in Toronto.

Access Award for Disability Issues

The Access Award was established in 1982 and is given to a person, group or organization that has made a significant contribution towards improving access for people with disabilities in Toronto.