The OCASI Social Justice Award 2018


Voting is now Open!

Designed to recognize the efforts and work made by an OCASI Member Agency. This award recognizes an organization for its work in advancing the immigrant and refugee serving sector agenda through cross-sectoral collaborations and innovative practices and who have taken an active role in their commitment to equity and social justice to improve the lives of newcomers to Ontario.

How are nominations decided?

On August 28, 2018, OCASI sent a call for nominations to its member agencies. By the deadline, the following seven (7) OCASI member agencies had been nominated.

The Social Justice Award is unique in that it allows OCASI member agencies to vote directly for their favorite organization.

Voting is easier than ever – cast your votes at any time during the Voting Round from October 5, 2018 to October 22, 2018.

How to Vote:

  • Click the link provided for each of the nominees.
  • Each nominee has their individual voting platform. If you wish to vote for more than one agency, click on the individual link provided to cast your vote.

The process is entirely automated on our end. The nomination with the most votes wins!

Please Note: If you are voting for one agency, the voting platform will allow you to only vote once from the same device. However, you will be able to cast your vote for more than one agency from the same device.

The winner will be announced at the OCASI 40th Anniversary Gala on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.

For more information please contact Felicia Christmas, OCASI Conference Coordinator at