Deadline for nominations - Friday, April 12th.

Award Categories:

Gaylord Nelson Human Services Award:
In recognition of a legislator (Democrat) for outstanding support of Community Action and low-income families.

William Steiger Human Services Award:
In recognition of a legislator (Republican) for outstanding support of Community Action and low-income families.

Outstanding Advocate Award:
This award was established as a tribute to Jackie Lawrence, former WISCAP Executive Director, in recognition of a person who has demonstrated remarkable achievement articulating the needs and concerns of the poor or exemplary leadership advancing the causes and principals of community action and service to low-income families.

Exceptional Community Action Staff Member Award:
This award was established as a tribute to Richard Strand, former Executive Director of Southwest CAP and long-time member of the WISCAP Board, in recognition of a Community Action employee who has demonstrated hard work and embodying the spirit of community action in Wisconsin.

Outstanding Friend of Community Action Award:
In recognition of an individual or group, outside of the CAA Network, whose actions have promoted or enhanced the efforts and services of community action.

Self-Sufficiency Award:
In recognition of an individual who, with the aid of their local Community Action Agency, has overcome poverty and achieved self-sufficiency.

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* 1. Please mark which award you are submitting a nomination for:

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* 2. Nominator

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* 3. Nominee

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* 4. Presenter (if different from Nominator)

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* 5. Please submit information outlining the individual's achievement and character in regard to the award category. Be sure to elaborate on the role community action has played or currently plays in their journey.

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