The Mary-Jo Nadeau BDS Award


CUPE 1281 is making 2019 the inaugural year for the Mary-Jo Nadeau Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) award. This award is a monetary award for an organization fighting to end support for Israel’s oppression of Palestinians and to pressure Israel to comply with international law. Anyone may nominate an organization for this award.

Selection criteria that will be taken into consideration include the following:

  • Local to where CUPE 1281 members work/live
  • Raises the voices of Palestinians in their struggle for self-determination

This year, the award includes a $500 donation to the winning organization.

Those interested in submitting an organization to receive the award should complete the nomination form by Friday April 12, 2019.