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Calling for Nominees for Annual Human Rights Awards

Provided by Prince William County The Prince William Human Rights Commission is now accepting nominations for its annual Human Rights Awards to honor individuals, non-profit organizations or businesses for outstanding accomplishments toward human rights. The nominees should be those who contribute toward “equality for all people in Prince William County, demonstrated by leadership and excellence in any field,” according to …

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Ramunda Young Named Commissioner of the Year!

Provided by the Prince William Human Rights Commission Ms. Ramunda Young, a commissioner on the local Prince William Human Rights Commission, was named Commissioner of the Year by the Virginia Association on Human Rights (VAHR).  Annually, VAHR solicits nominations from its seven member human rights organizations from around the state for the prestigious awards of Commission of the Year and Staff …

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Community Relations

Contributed by Prince William County Human Rights Commission Young appointed as newest Commissioner of Prince William County Human Rights Commission. Ramunda Young was appointed to the 9-member board by Prince William Neabsco District Supervisor John Jenkins. The 20-year-old commission works to prohibit discrimination of county residents by race, sex, color, or religion. It’s official mission is to eliminate discrimination through …

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“The Civil Rights Act of 1964: Is It Still Relevant Today?”

Contributed by the Prince William Human Rights Commission The Prince William Human Rights Commission is calling on county high school students to enter an essay contest discussing how the Civil Rights Movement has impacted today’s society. The topic of the essay is “The Civil Rights Act of 1964: Is It Still Relevant Today?” The essay winners will be announced at the …

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