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Nominations Open for Champions, Allies of Disability

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July is Disability Pride Month. NIH is hosting an event and soliciting nominations for the Champions and Allies of Disability Awards.

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Nominations for the NIH Champions and Allies of Disability Awards are now open. 

Nominate individuals or groups who have made significant contributions toward the advancement of people with disabilities in the NIH community. Only NIH employees are eligible for these awards. 

Nominations are due by Monday, Aug. 1. Submit nominations at:

Winners will be announced at the 4th annual NIH Champions and Allies of Disability Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 26. 

For questions regarding nominations, email Adam Politis at

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