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Frances C. Dixon Advocacy Award

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.

~Hellen Keller

The Frances C. Dixon Advocacy Award was established in 2014. It is an award presented by TechACCESS of RI to recognize outstanding efforts by an individual or agency that has advocated for the rights of individuals with disabilities.

Nominees for this award are distinguished by actions that have impacted and informed policies and practices that can affect change in their communities and beyond.

The award nominee can be any individual or agency who has championed for the rights of people with disabilities.

 To submit your nomination for the 2018 Frances C. Dixon Advocacy Award, please provide a brief description of the person you are nominating for this award and why you are nominating them.  Send your nomination to Kelly Charlebois at kellyc@techaccess-ri.org.

Submissions are due by October 1st.

 

Award Recipients:

2014: RI Disability Law Center

2015: Suzanne Arena

2016: Rep. Eileen Naughton, Denise Corson

2017: Michael Moloney