Open Call for School Awards Nominations

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Do you know someone or a school who is committed to promoting cross cultural diversity? Think the community should be aware of their accomplishments while encouraging others to follow in their lead? We are currently looking for nominees for the Asian Heritage Street Celebration School Awards and we want to hear from you!

Asian Heritage Street Celebration School Awards Nomination Form

As part of the 8th Annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration (AHSC), organized by the AsianWeek Foundation and sponsored by Target, Bay Area schools, students, faculty and staff will be honored for their ideas and strategies in bringing together the community to celebrate and promote cross cultural diversity and awareness. The public is invited to submit nominations.

2011 AHSC School Awards Ceremony inside the Asian Art Museum. Photo by Frank Jang.

Awardees will be presented with glass plaques and a prize from Target on stage during the 8th Annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration set for Saturday, May 19, 2012 in Civic Center/Little Saigon.

Nomination Criteria

For individuals (students, administrators, faculty, and staff), nominees must be of Asian descent and demonstrate exemplary commitment to promoting cross cultural diversity and awareness in their campus and/or community (e.g. diversity showcase, foods day, etc.) All Bay Area public and private schools are eligible to apply. There will be one school and individual winner from each division: pre-k, elementary, middle, and high school. Schools may nominate more than one individual. The AsianWeek Foundation will select at least 6 winners total.

Nomination Process and Awards Announcement

All nominations must be submitted to Angela Pang at apang@asianweek.com and received by 5pm PST on Friday, April 6, 2012. Forms can also be faxed to (415) 373-1040 or filled out online – Asian Heritage Street Celebration School Awards Nomination Form.

Winners will be notified by May 4, 2012 and will be expected to attend the 8th Annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration on Saturday, May 19 to receive their award on stage inside the Asian Art Museum’s Samsung Hall.

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