Online nomination applications for the 2022 HCR Awards will be accepted beginning October 2021.

Have someone in mind?
It is never too early to start preparing your HCR Awards nomination and collecting nomination materials! Visit to see the 2021 nomination application to get a feel for what’s required and to discover which award categories will be eligible for nominations in 2022.

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

Want to get others involved?
Download and Share the 2022 NEA Human and Civil Rights Awards Nomination flyer, and 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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2021 HCR Awards Honorees