The Beverly Hills Courier:

The Beverly Hills Human Relations Commission is looking to honor an outstanding individual who demonstrates and promotes positive civil behavior. Nominations are open for the 12th annual Embrace Civility Award, which recognizes community members who contribute to civility and exemplify positive human relations in all aspects of community life. The award is given to individuals who exemplify one or more of the following attributes:


  • · Acts as a role model of positive behavior;
  • · Takes a stand in support of respect and responsible actions;
  • · Promotes positive neighbor-to-neighbor relations. 


Nominations are available for download at and can be submitted by email or mail.  All nominations must be received by Aug. 15. Nomination applications are also available at the Community Centers, Farmers’ Market and Beverly Hills Public Library. The honoree will be recognized by the City Council at a future City Council meeting. All nominees will be recognized by the Human Relations Commission. The Embrace Civility Award is part of the ongoing, award-winning Embrace Civility program, which promotes positive human relations in all aspects of community life. The program started in 2010, when the City of Beverly Hills Human Relations Commission established the importance of embracing civility and integrated the principles of civility, respect and responsible action into daily business at City Hall and municipal election proceedings.  For more information, visit or contact the Human Services Division at (310) 285-1006.