Do you know an outstanding young person in California making change happen in their community? Is there an outstanding youth serving organization in California that is building youth power for health and racial equity? What young movement leader do you know that embodies the essence of social justice, equity, and change?
If your answer is yes to any of the questions, then you need to nominate them for the 2022 Youth Awards sponsored by The California Endowment. Nominations are being accepted for the awards now through January 28, 2022.
Brandon Harrison Youth Visionary award recognizes an exceptional youth who has overcome challenges and obstacles to battle back from trauma and place themselves and their community on a path toward success. Brandon Harrison was a youth activist from Stockton, California who was a member of TCE’s President’s Youth Council. In his memory and legacy, this award celebrates young activists who are carrying on the fight for health and racial justice. 1 award, $10,000.
Voices for Change award celebrates the transformative leadership of youth who are achieving health and racial equity through people power. One youth per region who has done exceptional work in the area of health, justice reform, schools, and inclusive community development will be selected as a recipient. 4 awards, $3,000 each.
Youth Power Partner award celebrates non-profit organizations who are cultivating pathways for youth power. The organization selected can be a youth-led advocacy organization or an adult ally-led organization supporting youth voice and power. 4 awards, $10,000 each.