Child advocates and change-makers are
among those KIDS COUNT in Delaware seeks to honor via a 2020 KIDS COUNT
Leadership Awards program. The program is a celebration of Delawareans who have
been leaders in improving the health and well-being of our state's children and
a person in your community and encourage others to do the same by going to http://bit.ly/2020awards Awardees will be celebrated at the KIDS
COUNT 25th Anniversary Celebration on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 in Dover.
anniversary has given us a chance to reflect on 25 years of data, policy and
outcomes for Delaware kids,” said Janice Barlow, director of KIDS COUNT in
Delaware. “We know that the changes we’re seeing in our analyses have happened
due to the perseverance of individuals and organizations who were tireless
advocates on behalf of our state’s youth. This is a chance to recognize some of
the leaders who are making Delaware a better place for kids.”
Nominations may be made in the following categories:
Leader or Volunteer (New Castle County, Kent
County or Sussex County) - Given to a person whose services to children
(paid or unpaid) has shown vision and excellence. Demonstrates exemplary
leadership and commitment in articulating and championing the needs of
children in his/her community.
in Government - Given to a city, county or
state government employee or agency that has demonstrated consistent
leadership, creativity and courage in their arena, advocating and
developing and/or implementing public policies that have a positive impact
on the lives of children.
in Philanthropy - Given to a private or
corporate foundation or philanthropist that has consistently demonstrated
their leadership and commitment to Delaware's children by financially
supporting groundbreaking initiatives to positively impact children.
in Media - Given to a journalist, commercial or public media
outlet that recognizes the exemplary media presentation of a critical
issue related to children or family policy, program or advocacy topic.
Use of Data to Make Change - Given to an individual or
organization that has utilized KIDS COUNT data to make a decision about a
program, service or legislative change that has had a positive impact on
the lives of children in Delaware.
All nominations must be received by KIDS COUNT in Delaware via http://bit.ly/2020awards by December 31, 2019. Questions regarding
these awards may be addressed to Janice Barlow at firstname.lastname@example.org or (302) 831-3462.
October 25, 2019