Nominations for the 2021 Awards are due May 14, 2021

Watch this page for information regarding Nominations for the 2022 Awards Ceremony.

Award Categories:

Arthur A. Fletcher Lifetime Achievement Award: presented to an individual with a lifetime of achievement promoting and advocating for affirmative action, EEO, and diversity.

Cesar Estrada Chavez Award: presented to an individual who has demonstrated leadership in support of workers’ rights and humanitarian issues.

Rosa Parks Award: presented to an individual who has served as a role model and leader to others through personal achievements, excellence in a chosen field, commitment to human rights, civil rights and social issues and contribution to the betterment of society.

Edward M. Kennedy Community Service Award: presented to an individual or organization demonstrating outstanding community service, especially in disability rights.

Roosevelt Thomas Champion of Diversity Award: presented to an organization or corporation fostering equal opportunity as well as exhibiting outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Emerging Leader Award: presented to an individual who is becoming a leader on the national or local stage and who has demonstrated excellence in the workplace and/or community.