Nominate a youth leader for the 2010 All-America City Youth Award. The winner will receive national recognition through the National Civic League All-America City Awards blog and press release and become a member of the National Civic League for a year. This award was created in memory of NCL’s former President John Parr who highly valued youth leadership.
Youth, ages 18 to 25, from 2010 All-America City Finalist communities are invited to submit applications or be nominated.
Submit a letter, not to exceed one page, single-spaced (2 letters of support could be submitted as well) describing how the nominated youth leader (ages 18-25) meets the following criteria. Youth may nominate themselves or they can be nominated by a community member. The letter must be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax (888-314-6053) by June 7, 2010. Address it to National Civic League AAC Youth Award Selection Committee at email@example.com. The youth leader must be part of a finalist delegation attending the 2010 All-America City Awards.
- Exemplifies the All-America City criteria of impact, inclusiveness, innovation, collaboration and civic engagement.
- Has had an impact on the wider community (i.e. What difference did they make?).
- Inspired others to get involved, to undertake comparable efforts.
- Demonstrates the insight and courage to collaborate across lines that usually divide people.
Selection of the Winner:
A committee of national experts will review the applications and interview finalists during the All-America City Awards. The winner will be announced Friday night, June 18, 2010, at the All-America City Awards event.