Nominations accepted for Cultural Diversity Awards

The annual awards program, based in Abbotsford, celebrates groups and individuals that work toward an inclusive community.

Nominations are now open for the 11th annual Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards.

Concepts of cultural diversity include age, gender, abilities, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, religion and socio-economic background. Organizations and individuals that work towards building an inclusive community are encouraged to apply.

Nominees can be from Abbotsford, Mission, Langley and Chilliwack, and the categories include inclusive environment, marketing/outreach, innovative initiative, champion of diversity and reflective workforce. Application deadline is Jan. 25.

Nomination forms are available at abbotsfordcommunityservices.com or by contacting Goldie VanGarderen at goldie.vangarderen@abbotsfordcommunityservices.com or 604-308-5673.