As we continue marking the the U.N. Decade of People of African Descent (2015-2024), we invite you to help us publicly recognize Black Ottawans who are making a significant contribution to this city. Do you know a person, group or program working to build a better Ottawa through community engagement, volunteer work, philanthropy, community outreach, mentoring and nurturing of children and youth, advocacy, elder support and advocacy, community safety or crime prevention? Now is the time to nominate them for the 2019 Black History Ottawa Community Builder Award!
The program has two award categories. When submitting your nomination, you do not need to specify which award you are recommending. Black History Ottawa will select the appropriate award category. The categories are:
Each nominee in this category must be: at least 18 years of age; an active leader in his/her community; made a positive difference in such areas as community building, human rights, multiculturalism;- have a minimum of five years experience as a volunteer, community activist or advocate; made exemplary contribution through unique programs or initiatives benefiting his/her neighborhood or community.
Candidates for this category must: be between 13 and 25 years of age; enrolled full or part-time in high school, college or university; be a positive role model as a volunteer, school leader or community advocate; made exemplary contribution through unique programs or initiatives benefiting his/her school, neighborhood or community.
Selection of award winners Nominations will be reviewed and winners selected by the Board of Directors of Black History Ottawa.
To nominate an individual, group or program, please provide the following information:
– Your name
– Your e-mail address
– Your phone number
– Name of candidate
– Candidate’s e-mail
– Candidate’s phone number
– Your relationship with candidate (friend, family member, member of your organisation etc),
Self-nominations will not be accepted.
Nominations with incomplete information will not be considered.
Nominations received after the 31 December, 2018 deadline will not be considered.
E- mail the above information to Black History Ottawa at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Black History Ottawa
111 Albert Street, Suite 108
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1A5
Charity Business Number: 85368 6962 RR0001