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There's no place like home ruby anniversary gala.  Anniversary Gala Awards.  Disability Rights Wisconsn is seeking nominees for 4 awards to be presented at the gala.

Home Award: Exemplifies Disability Rights Wisconsin’s value of Inclusion – people living, working, learning, and recreating together without barrier or discrimination. Honors a person or firm who has made an extraordinary contribution to the independent living movement, providing the impetus for people with disabilities to live in their own homes and interact freely with their community.

Wisdom Award: Exemplifies Disability Rights Wisconsin’s value of Dignity – advocating so people with disabilities can exercise and enjoy their civil rights, free of abuse or neglect. Honors a person or firm who has made an extraordinary contribution to advancing the civil rights of people with disabilities by changing hearts and minds through community engagement, litigation, or public policy advocacy.

Heart Award: Exemplifies Disability Rights Wisconsin’s value of Diversity – improving the lives of people with every kind of disability and background throughout Wisconsin. Honors a person or firm who has made an extraordinary contribution to advancing the quality of life of people with disabilities throughout Wisconsin with kindness, sensitivity, cultural competence, and awareness of past trauma.

Courage Award: Exemplifies Disability Rights Wisconsin’s value of Liberation – challenging attitudes, barriers, and discrimination, and opening new pathways to freedom. Honors a person or firm who, from lived experience, gives extraordinary voice to people with disabilities’ fight for justice to break down the walls of exclusion.