Each year, the Women’s and Fair Practices Departments awards the Augusta Y. Thomas Civil Rights Award to four dedicated trade unionists who exemplify what it means to be true champions for civil, human, women, and workers’ rights in four areas of service:
We encourage AFGE locals, councils, districts, and general members to nominate individuals who are active in their union and who exemplify NVP Emeritus Augusta Y. Thomas’s legacy of fighting for a more just workplace, union, and world. Learn more about Augusta Y. Thomas here.
The deadline for submitting nominations is February 1, 2022, at 5 PM EST. All winners will be announced and awarded during the Civil Rights Luncheon at the 2022 Legislative Conference.
If you have any questions about the Augusta Y. Thomas Civil Rights Award, please contact the Women’s and Fair Practices Department’s Program Specialist, Katie Brown at [email protected].