City of Toronto invites nominations for community safety awards
Nominations are now open for the Mayor's Community Safety Awards. The awards celebrate innovative, Toronto-based projects that help build safe communities.
To be eligible for the award, projects must:
- promote the safety of neighbourhoods and communities, including priority populations such as: Aboriginal peoples, ethno-cultural/ racial minorities, people with disabilities, lesbian/gay/bisexual/two-spirited/transgender/transsexual persons, newcomers, youth, people with low income, women and children exposed to violence
- help victims of crime
- reduce violence within high-risk communities
- build partnerships with the community, its organizations and/or the corporate/business sector while promoting safety and/or violence prevention
Five projects will receive a $1,000 award, sponsored by Bell Canada. The winners will be honoured at a ceremony at Toronto City Hall on Saturday, June 10.
Nominations close at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 20, 2017. Visit http://cityoftoronto.fluidsurveys.com/s/MayorCSAnomination/ to complete a nomination form. More information about the awards and the selection criteria is available at http://toronto.ca/safety.
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