2017 MVP Community Awards Public Nominations
The MVP Community Awards are unique as we are the only Public Awards in the CSRA designed to honor those who are working towards an inclusive community for persons with disabilities. And we need your help! If you know an organization, business, advocate, support group, government official/group/office, or anyone else who is working within the community for persons with disabilities – we want to hear about it! Below are the five categories and direct links to the online nomination forms for each category. If you need an accessible/word version of the nominations forms, please email our MVP Awards team directly. Nominated close Monday September 11, 2017.
Inclusive Employment Award
This award recognizes an organization or business that has taken the lead in inclusive hiring and employment in the CSRA by hiring persons with disabilities as well as making accommodations to make their employment a beneficial aspect of the organization’s or business’ work force.
Community Government Award
This award recognizes an individual or committee/action group in a state or local government position that has worked to ensure persons with disabilities in the CSRA are represented in decision making, consulted on changes and are involved when services are reviewed and utilized.
Public Accommodation & Communications Award
This award recognizes a business, organization or person who has gone above and beyond the basic requirements to create fully accessible programs, offices or facilities to ensure community communications and services are readily available to all those in the CSRA.
Outstanding Service Organization Award
This award recognizes an organization, business or group that provides services that encourage inclusion, access and opportunities to independence in the CSRA. Nominees for this category can include support/peer groups.
Outstanding Individual Advocate Award
This award recognizes an advocate in the CSRA that has kept the concerns and issues of persons with disabilities in the community at the forefront of their personal and/or professional life.
By submitting a nomination, you are acknowledging the Terms & Conditions of the MVP Awards.