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Human Rights Commission


Omar Bonderud Human Rights Award

2021 nominations now open

Nominations for the 2021 Omar Bonderud Award are being accepted through August 27.

Eligible recipients are individuals and groups that have contributed to preserving equality and justice for protected groups. Service areas may include employment, housing, public accommodations, public services and education.

The Omar Bonderud Human Rights Award is presented by the Human Rights Commission to an individual or organization that has made a significant contribution to ensuring the rights of people in Bloomington. Omar Bonderud was the first Chairperson of the Human Rights Commission, formed in 1968.  

Congratulations to the 2020 Omar Bonderud Human Rights Award Winners