With the County being in a state of emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Human Rights Award ceremony has been postponed, and the nominations will remain open at this time.

The Human Rights Commission annually honors individuals and community organizations/businesses for their contributions to human and civil rights in Howard County. The purpose of the award is to recognize exemplary citizenship achievement in eliminating or eradicating discrimination, while advancing human rights for all residents of Howard County. 

The award recipients will be recognized and celebrated at the Human Rights Commission Awards ceremony. The award recipients must attend the event. Self nominations are accepted.  You can submit your nomination by using the below link.

For questions or more information about this award, please contact the Office of Human Rights at 410-313-6430.