Do not miss your opportunity to recognize state and local contributions to affordable housing. Nominate an organization for NLIHC’s sixth State and Local Organizing Award, and fourth Resident Organizing Award. Both awards will be presented at NLIHC’s 2015 Housing Legislative Forum, March 1-3, 2015.
Nominations for both awards are due by 5 pm ET on Monday, January 5, 2014.
State and Local Organizing Award
The State and Local Organizing Award recognizes outstanding achievement during 2014 in organizing 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.
To be eligible, organizations must be NLIHC members. Organizations may self-nominate.
More information about nomination criteria is at http://nlihc.org/whatwedo/recognition/slo-award
Resident Organizing Award
The Resident Organizing Award recognizes outstanding achievement during 2014 in resident organizing at the state or local level that furthers NLIHC’s mission.
Candidates must be tenant-governed organizations, such as resident councils or tenant associations, or a tenant-driven campaign or initiative. Organizations must be NLIHC members; they may self-nominate.
More information about nomination criteria is at http://nlihc.org/events/conference/ro-award
A selection committee composed of NLIHC Board members and previous award honorees will determine the organizations to honor for 2014. Two representatives of each organization will receive complimentary forum registration, hotel accommodations, and transportation to Washington, DC to accept the awards.
Please email nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org, indicating in the subject line the award for which you are nominating.
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 2014, 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.
For more information, contact email@example.com.