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February 7, 2012
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Angela Lemke, LCHR, 402-441-3870

Human Rights Commission Seeks Nominees for Awards

The Lincoln Commission on Human Rights (LCHR) is seeking nominations for two awards to be presented this spring:

LCHR also is seeking to honor individuals who foster positive intergroup relations by promoting mutual respect, understanding, cultural awareness and appreciation in business, education, government, health, housing, religion and other areas of civic endeavor. Nominees will be judged based on activities implemented, service performed or programs operated in the City of Lincoln. Those who submitted previous nominations are encouraged to resubmit those entries.

Nominations are due March 19, and can forms are available by calling LCHR at 402-441-7624, sending an e-email to or printing a form from the LCHR's website at (keyword: human). Completed forms can be faxed to 402-441-6937; dropped off at LCHR, third floor of the County-City Building, 555 S. 10th; or mailed to LCHR, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, NE 68508.

LCHR is the primary City agency responsible for the resolution of discrimination complaints brought by individuals and serves as the civil rights law enforcement agency for Lincoln. The Commission also provides diversity education, conducts outreach, and offers technical assistance in order to foster more inclusive community relations.

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