- Leadership Celebration
NLIHC's Housing Leadership Awards Celebration
Join NLIHC in celebrating the 2021 Housing Leadership Awards honorees: Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA), chair of the House Financial Services Committee; Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), the new chair of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs committee; Joy Johnson, long-time resident leader of the Charlottesville Public Housing Association of Residents (PHAR); and former NLIHC board member; and the Housing Justice Network of the National Housing Law Project. These exceptional leaders will be recognized at NLIHC’s 39th Annual Housing Leadership Awards Celebration held virtually on Wednesday, April 28. Donate to NLIHC in these leaders’ honor as an individual or as an organization.
There are 3 Different Ways to Donate to the Leadership Awards Celebration:
- Donate Online as an Individual
- Donate Online as an Organization
- Download the Pledge Form and Submit Via Email Click here
2021 Award Winners
Leadership Awards Ceremony Program
Questions? Contact Catherine Reeves, NLIHC Development Coordinator at [email protected] or at 202-662-1530 ext. 234
- Dolbeare Award
The Cushing Niles Dolbeare Lifetime Service Award is named after NLIHC’s founder. One of the leading experts on federal housing policy and the housing circumstances of low-income people, Ms. Dolbeare was widely known as the godmother of the affordable housing advocacy movement.
2021 Cushing Niles Dolbeare Lifetime Service Award: Joy Johnson
Past Cushing Niles Dolbeare Lifetime Service Award Honorees
- Brooke Award
The Edward W. Brooke Housing Leadership Award is named for the former senator, who championed low-income housing in Congress and later as Chairman of NLIHC’s Board of Directors.
2021 Edward W. Brooke Housing Leadership Award: Representative Maxine Waters and Senator Sherrod Brown
A 2021 Edward W. Brooke Housing Leadership Award will be presented to Representative Maxine Waters for her indispensable leadership in fighting for equity and justice, combatting racism, championing the housing needs of the lowest-income people, and achieving critical housing and homelessness resources and protections during the 2020 pandemic. This award is named for Senator Edward Brooke (R-MA), who championed low-income housing as a U.S. senator and later as chair of the NLIHC board of directors.
Senator Sherrod Brown will receive a 2021 Edward W. Brooke Housing Leadership Award for his many years of fighting for racial and social justice, voting rights, and affordable housing, and for his exceptional leadership in Congress to address to the housing and homelessness crisis during the 2020 coronavirus pandemic.
Past Edward W. Brooke Housing Leadership Award Honorees
- Crowley Award
The Sheila Crowley Housing Justice Award is named for former NLIHC President & CEO Sheila Crowley. The Crowley award goes to an outstanding leader who has elevated the conversation around affordable housing for the lowest income people in America.
2021 Sheila Crowley Housing Justice Award: The National Housing Law Center’s Housing Justice Network
Past Sheila Crowley Housing Justice Award Honorees
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There are 3 Different Ways to Donate to the Leadership Celebration: