Representative Nickie J. Antonio has been honored to receive the following Awards…


 The 2017 Ohio Diversity Council, LGBTQ Advocate of the Year Award

The 2017 Groundwork Ohio, A Step Above Award, Legislator of the Year


The 2016 Lakewood Democratic Club, Democrat of the Year Award

The 2016 Ohio Council for Homecare & Hospice, Homecare & Hospice Hero Award

The 2016 The Cuyahoga Democratic Women’s Caucus, Outstanding Advocacy Award

The 2016 The Cuyahoga County Democratic Party, Service Award

The 2016 Center for Community Solutions, John Begala Award for Public Service


The 2015 Red Ribbon Award Ursuline Piazza, Outstanding Contributions to the HIV/AIDS Community

The 2015 Legislator of the Year Award, Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities

The 2015 Participation in the Mission to Israel, The Negev Foundation


The 2014 Leadership Award, Human Rights Campaign

The 2014 Legislator of the Year, ADAMHS Board of Cuyahoga County

The 2014 Spirit of Healing Award, Ohio AIDS Coalition/AIDS Resource Center

The 2014 Art Cares Icon Award, AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland

The 2014 Model of Justice Legislative Award, Justice League of Ohio

The 2014 Legislator of the Year Champion for Children-Voices for Ohio’s Children

The 2014 Triad Advocate of the Year, Adoption Network

The 2014 Friend of Agriculture Award, Ohio Farm Bureau


The 2013 CSU Distinguished Alumni of the Year Award, Maxine Levin College of Urban Affairs

The 2013 Leadership Award, Cleveland Stonewall Democrats

The 2013 Ohio State Insect Ladybird Beetle Award, Ohio Association of Goodwill Industries


The 2012 Friend of Agriculture Award, Ohio Farm Bureau

The 2012 Louis B. Stokes Award, Cleveland Jobs With Justice

The 2012 Gratitude Award, Providence House Crisis Nursery Expansion

The 2012 Civic Leader of the Year, Cleveland LGBT Center

The 2012 Advocacy Award, Cuyahoga County Women’s Democratic Caucus

The 2012 Illumination Award-Civic Leader of the Year, Cleveland LGBT Center


The 2011 Gertrude W. Donahey Award, Woman Democrat of the Year, Ohio Democratic Party

The 2011 LGBT Shining Star Public Service Award, LGBT Heritage Day- City of Cleveland


The 2010 Women on the Rise Award, Hard Hatted Women

The 2001 Pathfinder Award, GLSEN


Updated 1/15/18