WEST has been recognized locally, nationally, and internationally for excellence in service
delivery and community service on several occasions including:
2015 - Share
the Light Award for Leadership- Georgia Graham - The award pays tribute to its Leaders,
Staff, Clients and Volunteers, for their dedication and commitment to helping
those in need, and to improving community life.
2014 - Woman of the Year Award - Rose Anguiano Hurst - The award
presented by Ladies Exclusive Alliance, a locally-run business networking group
that uses supportive mentoring and relationships to drive economic gains.
CMA Canada National Recognition Award - The award is presented to a group, company or
institution that has made a significant contribution to the overall development
of CMA Canada's growth and specifically to the discipline of management
Community Service Award - The Windsor and District Black Coalition (WDBC) Executives has chosen WEST to receive their special 50th
Anniversary Community Service Award.
2006 - Herb Gray Harmony Award,
Multicultural Council of Windsor and Essex County presented to WEST as a
non-profit organization that promotes a harmonious, multicultural society
assisting newcomers achieve full participation in Canadian society and to build
a more inclusive society by empowering women in vulnerable situations to
improve their employability and fully integrate into the community.
2005 - Proclamation from Mayor and
Council acknowledging the organization's role in partnership with CanElsa
International and Ten Thousand Villages in organizing the "Day of Microcredit
2005" information session to inform
women about micro-enterprise as a means to increase the economic independence and
self-sufficiency with the goal of eliminating poverty through the establishment
2004 - Executive Women
International, Detroit-Windsor Chapter, Philanthropic Award, selected WEST as
an organization which exemplifies goals which supports literacy and educational
opportunities for women in transitional period in their lives.
2002 - Windsor Essex Non Profit
Excellence Award, acknowledged the proven record of excellence in governance
and administration and for setting and maintaining high standards of
accountability and professionalism, given by the Windsor Essex Non Profit
1998 - New Spirit of Community
Partnership Award, this national award of the Imagine Program of the Canadian
Centre for Philanthropy recognized the long standing community - corporate partnership
in which WEST has worked together with the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
to meet local needs of unemployed women to fully participate in the Canadian
labour market and local economy.
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