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Voice of the Children Award
The “Voice of the Children” Award is given to individuals who have extraordinary talent and use their special access to the media to raise awareness among the millions of people about the critical educational, social, and health needs of our community’s children and families. They provide information about organizations that -year in and year out- provider services to meet those needs.
Community Angel Award
The “Community Angel” Award is given in recognition to an individual who through their extraordinary passion and spirited leadership has proven they are dedicated to improving the quality of life of children and families in our under-served communities. This years honorees have proven through their actions that they are community angels.
Champion of the Children Award
The “Champion of the Children” Award is given to individuals who have demonstrated – through their vision, leader, advocacy and action – they have an extraordinary commitment to creating opportunities for our under-served community’s children – our most precious asset.
Community Visionary Award
The “Community Visionary” Award is dedicated by Drew CDC and its Board of Directors to a Leader who has championed the field of Child Development in the South Los Angeles area to improve the lives of child and families thru innovation, promising practices, and visionary approaches.
Community Empowerment Award
The “Community Empowerment” Award is awarded to an individual who has offered his unique and abundant talents and skills to lift up the children and families of our under-served community by opening doors for them, helping them to navigate and access support systems, inspiring them to pursue new opportunities, and giving them the confidence to improve their lives.