Social Justice Award Nominations
The 2021 Social Justice Awards Nomination Deadline is approaching!
Nomination Deadline TBA
Eleanor R. Gerson Leadership in Social Justice Award – This award honors an individual who has demonstrated ongoing, long term leadership in the advancement of social justice and has made significant contributions to social justice causes.
Distinguished Activist Award – This award honors an individual connected to Greater Cleveland Community Shares whose social justice activism and efforts have demonstrably contributed to the mission and/or effectiveness of Community Shares in a significant and positive way in the past year.
Rising Activist Award – This award honors an individual under the age of 40 connected to Greater Cleveland Community Shares whose demonstrable contributions of social justice activism and efforts in the past year set a strong example for young adult leadership and engagement in the social justice arena in Greater Cleveland.
Social Justice Communications Award – This award honors outstanding communications in Greater Cleveland regarding social justice issues, helping strengthen social justice awareness, advocacy, and/or action. Nominations can include individuals; specific news stories or organizations; relevant public relations/marketing; social media campaigns by specific organizations; innovative and/or effective communications initiatives by/about social justice oriented organizations or individuals; or other media/communications efforts that specifically fit the social-justice themed description above.
Member Organization of the Year Award – This award honors the Community Shares Member Organization that has made the most notable and significant contributions to building a stronger local community and to advancing social justice in the past year.
Please complete each nomination form electronically, including scanned support documents and email to email@example.com with “Social Justice Awards Nomination” in subject line
Mail supporting documents that cannot be emailed to:
Social Justice Awards Committee - Greater Cleveland Community Shares
3631 Perkins Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114
Be sure to include your name and nominee’s name with supporting documents with EACH nomination.
Keep a copy for your records.
Members will receive 2 points per complete* nominations submitted, and an additional 2 points if the nominee is selected (total 4 points). *complete nomination requires the form is filled out completely, including contact information, a biography or resume and support material. Incomplete nominations will not receive points.
For a list of previous recipients, click here.
Board of Directors Candidate Nominations
Nomination Deadline TBA
Please email completed forms to firstname.lastname@example.org