The City of West Hollywood and its Disabilities Advisory Board have opened nominations for its annual Disability Service Awards.
Members of the West Hollywood community are encouraged to nominate in the categories of individuals, businesses, the media, and nonprofit organizations for recognition of work with people living with disabilities, including accessibility issues, attention to Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements, or advocacy. Please note, current or previous City staff are not eligible to be nominated and no City Advisory Board member or Commissioner who is serving or has served within the prior year can be nominated. For the complete list of the Service Awards Rules and Procedures please click here.
Please submit nominations by 5 p.m. on Friday, August 5, 2022 using this form:
Nominations may be sent via email to email@example.com, or mailed to Joyce Britton – City of West Hollywood, West Hollywood City Hall, Social Services Division, 8300 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90069. Be sure to include a contact name and phone number or email address. Award recipients will be chosen at the City’s Disabilities Advisory Board meeting on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 and will be notified shortly thereafter. The awards presentation will be broadcast live on WeHoTV on Wednesday, October 26, 2022 at 6 p.m. as part of the City’s observance of Disability Awareness Month in October.
The awards ceremony will be broadcast live on the on the City’s WeHoTV channels and streams. For details, visit www.weho.org/wehotv. Television broadcasts are available within the City of West Hollywood on Spectrum Cable Channel 10.In addition,programming may be viewed using streaming platforms by searching “WeHoTV” within the search functions of AppleTV, Amazon FireTV, AndroidTV, and Roku services. It will also be available live and for replay at the City’s WeHoTV YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/wehotv.
The City of West Hollywood’s Disabilities Advisory Board was created in 1995 and is comprised of nine members. The Disabilities Advisory Board addresses issues affecting people with disabilities, including ADA compliance, transportation, housing, access to City government, and services for people with disabilities, and makes recommendations to the West Hollywood City Council relative to the adoption of programs, policies, or ordinances of benefit to the constituency. Visit the City’s website for more information: www.weho.org/services/social-services/disability-services/disability-service-awards.
For more information, please call the City of West Hollywood’s Social Services Division at (323) 848-6510. For people who are Deaf or hard of hearing please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to request accommodation.