WE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR 2020.
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NCEJN EJ Summit Coordinators
Overview The Community Resilience Award is designed to give the North Carolina Environmental Justice Network (NCEJN) the opportunity to spotlight community groups and individuals who have made a difference in environmental struggles. Past recipients include: David Caldwell 2014, Belinda Joyner 2015; Macy Hinson, 2016; Devon Hall & REACH, 2016; Ellis Tatum, 2017.
Qualifications for Nominees
- A community individual or community group currently working on an environmental injustice issue
- Showing commitment for a safe and healthy environment for the community
- Unselfishly giving to create a more just society
- Working for political and social reform
- Constantly using activism and organizing in the community to achieve environmental justice
Nomination Procedures While there are no set guidelines for a nomination, a winning nomination should fulfill the qualifications listed above. Nominations should be sent to the NCEJN EJ Summit Coordinators, as specified below. The EJ Summit Coordinators will distribute copies of the nominations to the NCEJN Planning Committee. The committee will acknowledge nominations received, notify recipients, and communicate the selection process outcome to all nominees. Email submission is preferred.
The Award Presentation The annual award is presented at the NCEJN Summit.