Do you know an educator who demonstrates the ability to lead, organize and engage fellow educators, students, parents, families, and the community to advocate on social and racial justice issues?
Do you know an educator who impacts the lives of students, fellow educators and their communities as an activist and leader? NOMINATE AN EDUCATOR TODAY:
NEA’s Social Justice Activist Award will be presented to a NEA member this year at the NEA Conference on Racial and Social Justice. All finalists for the award will be supported to attend and address attendees at the Conference.
Nominations close on April 30, 2019. See the nomination guidelines here.
Finalists announced and online voting opens on May 6. States and locals are encouraged to share the opportunity to vote widely among their members and partner organizations. *Voting is not limited to NEA members.
Online Voting closes on May 30, 2019
Winner will be announced at the Conference on Racial and Social Justice, George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX: July 1-2, 2019
Social Justice Activist of the Year Promotion:
NEA Center for Social Justice will be emailing our social justice activist lists to announce the opening of nominations.
NEA will also be promoting social media shares over the coming weeks, via NEA’s social media properties.
Attached please find a flyer to share with members. Also, look for social media shares over the coming weeks, via NEA’s social media properties.
Please help us get the word out and identify members who have the passion and commitment to social and racial justice for educators, students, and communities. We need to hear their voices now more than ever.