Do you know an individual/family or organization/group (community group, business, school, church, etc.) who has had significant impact in our community in promoting appreciation for diversity and cultural understanding? People whose work in our community exemplifies the life and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in fostering individual dignity, racial equality, understanding, peacemaking, and solving problems through non-violence?
Each year, the Columbia Values Diversity Celebration Planning Committee recognizes citizens who make significant contributions to our community through the Columbia Values Diversity Award program. Two awards are presented annually at the Columbia Values Diversity Celebration:
The deadline to submit a 2013 nomination was 12:00 noon on Friday, November 30, 2012.
Please contact the Division of Human Services by calling (573) 874-7488 or e-mail us at: HumanServices@GoColumbiaMo.com for more information or to be mailed a nomination form.
Current and previous award winners represent a broad spectrum of our community working in unique ways to promote diversity and cultural understanding.