Fit Oshkosh, Inc., an organization dedicated to improving racial equality and building a welcoming and inclusive community, announced its call for nominations for the 2019 Daisy Frazier Social Justice Hero Award on Monday. The award is presented annually to recognize a Fox Valley resident or organization who has championed racial equality and empowered others to do the same.
The award is named after Daisy Frazier, a highly recognized and admired social justice advocate, and President of Ebony Vision, Inc. in Fond du Lac. Frazier was also named one of Wisconsin’s most influential Black leaders by Madison365.
The 2019 winner will be someone who is leading sustainable race equity and social justice work that results in reduction of barriers to success in Fond du Lac, Winnebago, Brown or Outagamie county.
The nomination form can be found at [https://www.jotform.com/form/91116379177160]. The deadline for nominations is Friday, June 14, 2019.
Previous award winners include Dr. Andrew Leavitt, Chancellor, UW Oshkosh (2016), Rufus Frazier of Ebony Vision, Fond du Lac (2017), and Kadihjia Kelley, a licensed professional counselor and owner of Stars Counseling in Appleton (2018).
The award will be presented at the fourth annual fundraising dinner for Fit Oshkosh, on Thursday, August 8.
Fit Oshkosh founder and CEO Tracey Robertson is a contributor to FoxValley365.