The 2017 Bonham Centre Awards (BCAG Awards) event held at The Great Hall, Hart House, University of Toronto won a Gold Medal at the CASE II (Council for Advancement & Support of Education) annual awards.  The CASE District II Awards program recognizes and honors exceptional service and work from its members.

CASE is an international association that serves educational institutions and the advancement professionals who work on their behalf in alumni relations, communications, and fundraising.   The University of Toronto competes with the likes of Princeton, Georgetown, Rutgers, Columbia, and New York University.

The annual BCAG Awards, presented by the Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies at the University of Toronto, recognize individuals or groups who have made remarkable contributions to the advancement of human rights relating to issues of sexual diversity.  The 2017 awards honoured the two-spirit indigenous community in Canada.  The honourees included acclaimed Canadian artist Kent Monkman, comedian and radio host Candy Palmater, award-winning author and academic Lee Maracle, and activist Theodore (Teddy) Syrette.

Congratulations to Naomi Handley and her team at University College, University of Toronto for this prestigious award!

The list of award recipients can be viewed HERE.