Open Call for School Award Nominations

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- Educators to be honored for promoting diversity at the 10th Annual Hill Physicians Asian Heritage Street Celebration -

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (March 11, 2014) – As part of the 10th Annual Hill Physicians Asian Heritage Street Celebration (AHSC), outstanding Bay Area teachers, administrators, 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.

Awardees will be presented with glass plaques and a prize from Target on stage during the 10th Annual Hill Physicians Asian Heritage Street Celebration set for Saturday, May 17th, 2014 in Civic Center/Little Saigon.

The awards program and ceremony are organized by the AsianWeek Foundation and sponsored by Target stores as part of the annual School Awards Program that the street fair has hosted since its inception to recognize the accomplishments of teachers and administrators of Asian Pacific Islander heritage.

Nomination Criteria

For individuals (administrators, faculty, educators 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 K-12 are eligible to apply. Schools may nominate more than one individual. The AsianWeek Foundation will select at least 4 winners total.

Nomination Process and Awards Announcement

The nomination period is from now until April 4, 2014.

Forms can be filled out online: 2014 Hill Physicians AHSC School Awards Nomination Form.

Winners will be notified by April 28, 2014, and will be expected to attend the 10th Annual Hill Physicians Asian Heritage Street Celebration on Saturday, May 17 to receive their award on stage in an hour long ceremony inside the Asian Art Museum’s Samsung Hall. There will be a reception with light refreshments and food for honorees and friends from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. and the ceremony will begin at 11 a.m.

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