OC Human Relations to Honor OC Business for Embracing Diversity and Inclusion

Seeking Nominations from Local Businesses and Corporations by 4pm, February 27

MEDIA ALERT
January 14, 2015

CONTACT:
Melissa Morgan, Director of Partnerships, (714) 480-6582,[email protected]

What: 

For 44 years, OC Human Relations has been honoring individuals, law enforcement, schools and community organizations for their contributions to human relations in Orange County. This year, OC Human Relations will also honor a business or corporation for embracing the principles of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Nominations are being accepted for outstanding businesses or corporations that have gone above and beyond ordinary practices to embrace the principles of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.  The Distinguished Business Award will be presented at the OC Human Relations AWARDS 44 event on May 7, 2015 at the City National Grove of Anaheim.

Distinguished Business Award nomination guidelines include: 

  • CEO commitment to diversity and inclusion;
  • Human resource practices that promote diversity in the workplace;
  • Corporate/organizational communication initiatives that promote inclusion in the workplace;
  • Supplier/contractor diversity;
  • Community involvement with the goal of making Orange County a better place for all to work and live;
  • A business or corporation with employees who work in Orange County, CA.

Who:    

Nominations are invited from the business community and  from area residents who know of a business that they feel is worthy of this honor.  Businesses also are welcome to nominate themselves for this award.

Why:    

Businesses with exemplary diversity and inclusion practices help lead the way to greater mutual understanding among all residents of Orange County and make Orange County a better place for all people to live, work and do business.

When:

The business award nomination deadline is 4:00 p.m., Friday, February 27, 2015.

How:    

Nomination forms, instructions and criteria are online at our awards site.   Nominations should be submitted online, or via email to: [email protected]

Sponsorship:    

For information about table and event sponsorship opportunities, contact Melissa Morgan, Director of Partnerships at 714-480-6582 [email protected].

About OC Human Relations:

OC Human Relations is a local nonprofit with a mission to foster mutual understanding among residents and eliminate prejudice, intolerance and discrimination in order to make Orange County a better place for ALL people to live, work and do business. For 44 years, OC Human Relations has been honoring individuals, law enforcement, schools and community organizations for their contributions to human relations.

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