Mayor's Committee for Persons with Disabilities Awards

The Mayor's Committee for Persons with Disabilities Awards recognizes individuals, groups and organizations for their outstanding contributions and significant impact on the disability community.  

Please make sure to check back for updates and application information.

Award Categories

  • Employer of the Year:  Employer demonstrated outstanding achievements for the improvement of employment opportunities for persons with disabilities.
  • Citizen Involvement Award: Individual, facility, institution, or agency that has contributed to advancing opportunities for individuals with disabilities. 
  • Lockhart Follin-Mace Award: Individual who has demonstrated advocacy over an extended period of time and served as a role model.  Considerations may include advocacy on the community, state or national levels for promoting self-determination by people with disabilities, and cross-disability activities.  
  • James E. Meekins Award: individual with a disability who is recognized for his/her outstanding achievement in the workplace and for significant contributions that increase public awareness of individuals with disabilities. 
  • Excellence in Transportation: Organization that has contributed significantly to the quality of life of people with disabilities through creating expanded access to transportation in Raleigh. 
  • Excellence in Housing: Organization that has contributed significantly to the quality of life of people with disabilities by creating expanded access to housing opportunities in the community.
  • Excellence in Recreation: Individual, organization or municipality that has contributed significantly to the quality of life of people with disabilities by promoting inclusion and creating expanded access to a variety of recreational and leisure opportunities in the community.
  • Media Award in Television: Recognize and honor excellence in media materials concerning the empowerment and employment of individuals with disabilities.  All entries must show positive representations of people with disabilities in situations or activities that reinforce empowerment, inclusion and mainstreaming.
  • Media Award for Print: Recognize and honor excellence in media materials concerning the empowerment and employment of individuals with disabilities.  All entries must show positive representations of people with disabilities in situations or activities that reinforce empowerment, inclusion and mainstreaming.
  • Media Award for Radio: Recognize and honor excellence in media materials concerning the empowerment and employment of individuals with disabilities.  All entries must show positive representations of people with disabilities in situations or activities that reinforce empowerment, inclusion and mainstreaming.
  • Supervisor of the Year: Individual who has significantly contributed to empowering people with disabilities in the workplace.
  • Excellence in Education: Individual or organization that has contributed significantly to the quality of life of people with disabilities through creating expanded access to academic enrichment in Raleigh.

Contact

 

919-996-5740

Lead Department:
Equity and Inclusion

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