The Honourable Lincoln Alexander ’53 Award

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Do you know a trailblazer who should be recognized for their passion, perseverance and contributions to the community? If so, we invite you to nominate them for the 2017 Honourable Lincoln Alexander ‘53 Award!

Lincoln Alexander graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1953. He practiced law until 1968, when he entered the political sphere as the first black Member of Parliament. He successfully served four consecutive terms. In 1985, Alexander was appointed as Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, and was again the first black person to hold this office.

The Honourable Lincoln Alexander ‘53 Award recipient is a professional in the community who embodies the values of leadership, professional excellence and a commitment to public service. These values will be evident through their professional experiences, contributions to the Black community and legal advocacy.

Nominations are due on Monday, January 23rd, 2017 at 11:59 PM.


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