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Pride 2014, July 18 - 20
Awards

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San Diego Pride is accepting nominations from the community for the annual presentation of the Spirit of Stonewall awards. The awards recognize individuals who contribute significantly to the LGBT community though their leadership, activism, and/or fundraising efforts. 

You are invited to nominate your volunteers, longtime supporters, employees or organizations that support our community through their tireless work or actions.

Awards will be presented at a reception as part of our community's Pride Celebration. 

Please help us recognize those who are making a difference and keep this award program a meaningful component of our Pride celebration.

Nomination categories include:

  • Community Grand Marshal - An individual or couple who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the LGBT community over an extended period of years with consideration to service to San Diego Pride.
  • Champion(s) of Pride - An individual or couple who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in the LGBT community over an extended period of years, or who has made an exceptional contribution over the past year.
  • Friend(s) of the Year - An individual or couple who does not identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, but who has stalwartly supported the LGBT community over an extended period of years or the past year.
  • Stonewall Service Award - A group or organization, which may or may not identify as specifically LGBT, but which has greatly supported the community over an extended period of years and/or has made an exceptional contribution in the past year.
  • Inspirational Couple - A couple whose love and commitment embodies the humanity our community.
  • Community Service - An individual or couple who is recognized as an "up-and-coming" leader within the community, or whose contributions to the community over the past year carried significant impact.

If you know a person, couple, group, or organization that satisfies the criteria for any of the award categories, please submit a short letter of nomination stating why you think your nominee should be considered. Assume that we do not know anything about them or their accomplishments. Be specific.  The more detailed and relevant the information you supply, the better.  Read the categories carefully to ensure your nominee’s accomplishments fit the specific award criteria. 


The deadline for nominations is February 28th, 2014.  The San Diego LGBT Pride Board of Directors will review all submissions and announce award recipients in early May. 

To be considered, your nomination must contain:

  • Your name, email, and phone number
  • Nominee name, email, and phone number
  • Detailed letter about the nominee(s) regarding award criteria


Submission methods:
Mail or hand deliver to
Attn: Fernando Lopez
San Diego Pride
3620 30th St
San Diego, CA 92104
or
Email to fernando@sdpride.org

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