Nominations open for Juvenile Law Center’s 2021 Leadership Prize – Jan 15

Posted by Juvenile Law Center on December 15, 2020

Juvenile Law Center’s Leadership Prize recognizes outstanding individuals who are fighting for the rights and well-being of youth in the child welfare and justice systems. Recipients are leading lights whose work has substantially improved the lives of youth or whose inspirational careers are beacons for future generations. Learn more >>

​​​Who Should I Nominate?

Nominees can work in any field—law, government, the arts, media, entertainment, sports, business, or any other sector. Their work should have already achieved lasting change either through a lifetime of work on behalf of youth, a landmark contribution to the field of children’s rights, or exceptional efforts to shine a light on the most important issues affecting youth today.

How Do I Nominate Someone?

We’ve streamlined the nominations process so that nominating someone (or yourself) is easier and faster. Nominations will close on Friday, January 15, 2021 at 11:59 pm ET.

To submit a complete nomination, you will need:

  • Name and contact information for the nominee.
  • The nominee’s bio.
  • A statement on why you are nominating the individual.
  • A recommendation from another individual, plus their contact information.

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