2017 HCR AWARD NOMINATIONS
The MTA Human Relations Committee is soliciting nominations for the 2017 MTA Human and Civil Rights
Awards, which honor individuals and groups that have shown extraordinary dedication to civil rights and
The awards will be presented on Friday, June 16, at the 35th annual Human and Civil Rights Awards
celebration at the Four Points by Sheraton Norwood Hotel.
For further information, please e-mail Mary Gilgallon, director of the Division of Governance and
Administration, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOMINATIONS ARE DUE MARCH 24
Forms are available at massteacher.org/hcr
H U M ANANDCIVILRIGHTSAWA R D S
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The conference will feature representation from
members of the National Education Association’s
four ethnic minority caucuses: Black, Hispanic,
American Indian/Alaska Native, and Asian/Pacific
Islander. The four representatives will participate as
speakers, as workshop participants and as members
of a panel discussion.
Information tables will be set up so that
conference participants can learn more about the
NEA’s ethnic minority caucuses during breaks
After registration and check-in on Friday, a
dinner for those attending the conference will open
with welcoming remarks by Yii and MTA leaders.
As MTA Today went to press, arrangements with
conference speakers were still being made.
On Saturday morning, a number of 1½-hour
workshop sessions will be held. They include
“The School-to-Prison Pipeline,” “Islamophobia,”
“Working with Immigrants and Undocumented
Each workshop will be presented twice, with a
short break in between sessions.