Online nomination applications for the 2021 HCR Awards will be accepted beginning October 2020.

Have someone in mind? It is never too early to start preparing your HCR Awards nomination and collecting nomination materials! Visit to find a template nomination application and to discover which award categories will be eligible for nominations in 2021.

Familiarize yourself with HCR Awards rules and guidelines by reading more about the nomination process.

Want to get others involved? Download and Share the 2021 NEA Human and Civil Rights Awards Nomination flyer. Encourage fellow NEA members within your state and local affiliates to help make history by nominating a candidate from your state or local community.

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2020 HCR Awards Honorees