Accessibility and Inclusion Recognition Award

Nominations are now closed. Thank you for your interest in the award! Details are listed below.

Associate professor Robyn Bourgeois accepting the 2019 award.
Associate professor Robyn Bourgeois accepting the 2019 award. Click to enlarge.
4th year Child and Youth Studies student Keely Grossman accepting the first ever Accessibility and Inclusion Recognition Award in 2016.
4th year Child and Youth Studies student Keely Grossman accepting the first ever Accessibility and Inclusion Recognition Award in 2016. Click to enlarge.

Past Award Recipients

Eligibility

Open to all staff, faculty, volunteers and students, the AIRA will continue to be given to an individual who has proven that, their contributions are contributing to a community that is free from discrimination. The aim of this award is to allow for allyship to be strengthened and to act as an invitation into the dialogue of how we can remove barriers that limit access to equality.

The award will be given on International Day of Persons with Disabilities which occurs every year on December 3. Below are the nomination requirements.

Nomination Requirements

To nominate someone for this award, please fill out the form located at the bottom of this page. Nominators must include the following information:

  • Name of the Nominee (person being nominated)
  • Name of the Nominator
  • Email address of the Nominator
  • A description of the Nominee’s outstanding service to anti-ableism, accessibility or inclusive practice
  • Two (2) letters of support (uploaded to form below)

Recipient Selection Process

The invitation for nominationsis is now closed.
Recipients of the award will be chosen by the Anti-Ableism and Mental Health Committee (AAMH) — formerly the Brock University Accessibility Advisory Committee. For more information about the nomination requirements and selection process, please contact Alison Rothwell.