Call for Council Award Nominations
The National Health Care for the Homeless Council and its membership groups will honor worthy individuals with awards at the 2020 National Health Care for the Homeless Conference & Policy Symposium. Read below to learn more about these accolades and how to submit nominations for them.
All nominations are due by March 1st, 2020.
Philip W. Brickner National Leadership Award
Presented by the Board of the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
In its fourth iteration, this award honors the late Dr. Philip W. Brickner, heralded as the founder of the HCH movement. Nominate an Individual Member or staffer of an Organizational Member of the Council for this prestigious accolade, which will recognize an individual who has significantly strengthened service and advocacy addressing the health status of people without homes.
Karen Rotondo Award for Outstanding Service
Presented by the HCH Clinicians’ Network
Do you know an exemplary clinician who demonstrates vision and creativity in advancing the goals of ending and preventing homelessness? If so, nominate the individual for the Karen Rotondo Award for Outstanding Service. This award honors the memory and legacy of Rotondo, the “Founding Mother” of the HCH Clinicians’ Network.
Ellen Dailey Consumer Advocate Award
Presented by the National Consumer Advisory Board
NCAB’s annual Ellen Dailey Consumer Advocate Award honors the spirit and strength of founding member Ellen Dailey, a passionate champion of consumer voices in the provision of homeless services who was instrumental in starting the Consumer Advisory Board in Boston and NCAB. Nominate an outstanding consumer advocate who exemplifies Ellen’s courage and passion for inclusion for this award.
Willie J. Mackey National Medical Respite Award
Presented by the Respite Care Providers’ Network
Named in honor of the late Willie J. Mackey, a dedicated member of the RCPN Steering Committee and fierce advocate for medical respite care, the Willie J. Mackey National Medical Respite Award recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of medical respite care by an organization as determined by their impact on improved health and quality of life for people without homes. If you know of individuals or agencies that have made such contributions, please submit a nomination.
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