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Posted on: November 7, 2018

Nominations being accepted for 29th Annual Pauli Murray Awards

Painting of Pauli Murray

The Orange County Human Relations Commission is accepting nominations for the 29th Annual Pauli Murray Awards, which are presented annually to an Orange County youth, adult, and business that have served the community with distinction in the pursuit of equality, justice, and human rights for all citizens.

The Pauli Murray Awards are presented to those who embody the attributes and spirit of Pauli Murray by encouraging diversity in the workforce, promoting and participating in community activities related to social justice issues, or demonstrating positive roles in human relations.

Nomination forms are available online at www.orangecountync.gov/ThePauliMurrayAward

Nominations are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, January 4, 2019. Individual (over 18) and Youth (full-time student in grades 6-12 or a college student 18 or younger) nominees must reside in Orange County. Business nominees must operate or conduct business within Orange County. For additional information, contact the Human Relations Commission at (919) 245-2487 or Human_Relations@orangecountync.gov.