Society of American Archivists Diversity Award

Deadline: February 28, 2018

Purpose and Criteria for Selection: Established in 2011 and intended to address SAA’s strategic priority on diversity, this award recognizes an individual, group, or institution for outstanding contributions in advancing diversity within the archives profession, SAA, or the archival record. The nominee should have achieved distinction in the following ways:

  • Demonstrated outstanding contributions in advancing diversity within the archives profession;
  • Demonstrated significant achievement in the form of activism, education, outreach, publication, service, or other initiatives in the archives field;
  • Demonstrated long-term impact on improving and promoting diversity as defined in the SAA Statement on Diversity and Inclusion.

Eligibility: Open to an individual, group, or organization. To encourage SAA member participation, preference may be given to SAA individual and/or institutional members.

Nomination Requirements: Two letters of support. Nominations will be accepted from any individual, group, or institution.

Submission Deadline and Nomination Form: Click here to preview the nomination form and/or to start a nomination. All nominations must be submitted by February 28.

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