The Reentry Coalition is Now Accepting Nominations for the 2019 Reentry Month Awards!

March 25, 2019

The Philadelphia Reentry Coalition is inviting nominations for our second annual Reentry Month Awards! These awards will recognize people and/or organizations in different categories, and be presented at the Reentry Celebration and Awards Ceremony during Reentry Month in June. 

 

PLEASE NOTE: 
- Nominees must be living/working in the Philadelphia area. 
- Please submit one form for each nomination you want to submit; you can submit as many nominations as you would like.
- Some awards are for individuals, some are for individuals or organizations or partnerships. 

- You may not nominate yourself or you organization

- Nominations are due April 19, 2019. 

This year's awards are as follows:

 

OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND ACCOMPLISHMENT Award:

This award recognizes an individual who returned to the community from incarceration at least 5 years ago, who has affected change in policy or excelled in a leadership role in the area of criminal justice reform. 

 

REENTRY STAR OF THE YEAR Award:
This award recognizes a formerly incarcerated individual who within the past 5 years has reintegrated into the community and is an example of successful reentry by working towards the goals they set for themselves (such as finding and/or maintaining employment or taking steps towards a specific career path), and making contributions to family, kin, neighbors, and/or the community at large.

 

 

RISING LEADER OF THE YEAR Award: 
This award recognizes an individual who has returned to the community from incarceration within the last 5 years, who is affecting change in policy or excelling in a leadership role in the area of criminal justice reform. 

 

REENTRY ORGANIZATION/PARTNERSHIP OF THE YEAR Award:
This award recognizes an organization or partnership that is led by people with lived experience, that helps create a network of support for people who have been incarcerated. 

 

 

ALLY OF THE YEAR Award:
This award recognizes an individual or organization that exemplifies allyship by using their position and/or influence to help create opportunities for people with lived experience, and/or exceeded expectations in the area of reentry by being innovative, resourceful, and a positive role model.  (Lived experience is not required).

 

Submit your nominations from now until April 19th!

 

If you have any questions, contact Nia Kaudo, nia.kaudo@phila.gov. Thank you.

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