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 www.nea.org/hcrawards to see the nomination application template to understand what is 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.

Would you like to receive a reminder of when we begin accepting nominations? Please fill out the form below.

2021 HCR Awards Honorees

Black Organizing Project
Black Organizing Project
California
Children of Smithfield
Children of Smithfield
Nebraska
Hmong Language & Cultural Enrichment Program
Hmong Language & Cultural Enrichment Program
Wisconsin
Chris Dier
Chris Dier
Louisiana
Dr. Clarence Jones
Dr. Clarence Jones
California/New Jersey
Education Minnesota
Education Minnesota
Minnesota
Project 16:49
Project 16:49
Wisconsin
Reggie Jackson
Reggie Jackson
Wisconsin
Sam Long
Sam Long
Colorado
Unidos Minnesota
Unidos MN
Minnesota
Wilhelmina Yazzie
Wilhelmina Yazzie
New Mexico