Do not miss your opportunity to recognize state and local contributions to affordable housing advocacy. Nominate an organization today for NLIHC’s fourth annual State and Local Organizing Award and second annual Resident Organizing Award. Both awards will be presented at United for Action: NLIHC 2013 Housing Policy Conference on March 17-20, 2013.
Nominations for both awards are due by 5pm Eastern Time on Friday, January 25.
State and Local Organizing Award
The State and Local Organizing Award recognizes outstanding achievement during 2012 in organizing activity at the state or local level that furthers NLIHC’s mission: achieving socially just public policy that assures people with the lowest incomes in the United States have affordable and decent homes.
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Nominated organizations must be NLIHC members to be eligible. Organizations may self-nominate.
Resident Organizing Award
The Resident Organizing Award recognizes outstanding achievement during 2012 in resident organizing activity at the state or local level that furthers NLIHC’s mission.
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As with the State and Local Organizing Award, nominated organizations must be NLIHC members to be eligible; they may self-nominate. In addition, candidates for the Resident Organizing Award must be tenant-governed organizations, such as a resident council or tenant association.
A selection committee composed of NLIHC board members and previous awardees will determine the honorees. Two representatives of each honored organization will receive complimentary conference registration, hotel accommodations and transportation to Washington, D.C. to accept the awards.
Please email your nomination to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate the award for which you are nominating in the subject line.
The email should contain the following information:
- Name and contact information of the nominated organization.
- Name and contact information of the nominator (if different).
- Description of the organization’s achievement in the area of state and local organizing or resident organizing in 2012, and ways that achievement has assisted in furthering NLIHC’s mission (1,000 word maximum).
- Supporting materials that describe the activity or impact, such as press clips or campaign materials (optional).
NLIHC board members and award committee members may not nominate an organization with which they are employed or affiliated.
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