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Community Leader

The Community Leader Award recognizes individuals for their commitment and roles as inspired community leaders in creating greater equity and opportunity to advance community-driven, innovative, and sustainable solutions to critical issues facing marginalized communities​.



  • Demonstrates superior commitment and provides effective leadership, community engagement, and support to address the needs of the community and its citizens.
  • Effectively mobilized volunteers, partners, and resources to serve the community.
  • Inspires others to engage in community outreach and service
  • Cultivates and promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives that establish and foster a more equitable society.