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Fairfax County Accepts Nominations For Human Rights Award

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The annual Fairfax County Human Rights Award is for people who have strived to eliminate illegal discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, age or disability. The person nominated should have accomplished at least one significant action.

The county's Human Rights Commission is accepting applications from now until the end of February.

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