The City of Toronto’s Access, Equity and Human Rights (AEHR) Awards recognize people, organizations or programs that have created a more equitable city by addressing discrimination and working to eliminate barriers to equality. The awards are community-driven, nominations come from Toronto residents and are selected by a panel made up of community members with expertise and knowledge of issues relevant to the award categories.
This year’s awards ceremony will be held on December 10, 2021, to coincide with Human Rights Day.
Nominations open: June 10, 2021
Nomination deadline: August 27, 2021 at 5 p.m. – Deadline extended!
Awards ceremony will be held virtually on December 10, 2021
Applicants may nominate themselves or another candidate, with their consent.
The Awards categories are:
Please note: Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Each award recipient will receive an honorarium of $500.