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2018 Community Awards

PreventionFIRST! is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Annual Community Awards. Nominations can be based on personal or professional efforts. The deadline for submission is February 22, 2018.

Categories and Criteria

Rob Portman Leadership Award – In the spirit of U.S. Senator Rob Portman’s leadership as Founder of PreventionFIRST!, formerly the Coalition for a Drug-Free Greater Cincinnati, this award is presented to an individual or organization from the tri-state region, who has significantly contributed to the advancement of our mission through:

  • Leadership at a systems level
  • Influence to move our community to take action
  • Support or involvement in substance use/misuse prevention

Rachel Hutzel Prevention Partner Award – In honor of former Board member, the Honorable Rachel Hutzel, this award is presented to an individual or organization, from the tri-state region, who has contributed to the advancement of our mission through:

  • Notable progress in the development of community prevention capacity
  • Successful implementation of new or innovative prevention strategy/ies that are contributing to community level change, and
  • Demonstrated prevention outcomes as evidenced by positive changes in the four core National Outcome Measures.

Carolyn Ford-Griffith Youth of the Year Award – In honor of former Board member, Rev. Carolyn Ford-Griffith, this award is presented to a student, or group of students (ie. a club), from the tri-state region, who has contributed to the advancement of our mission through:

  • Modeling a drug-free lifestyle
  • Taking an active role in substance use/misuse prevention in the community
  • Motivating his or her peers to take an active role in substance use/misuse prevention

Award Submissions

Describe how your nominee exemplifies the category criteria (listed above). Narratives should be typed in Times New Roman, 12 point font and should be no more than 500-words.
 
Submit a nominee narrative and the nomination form to:
 
acowart@prevention-first.org 
 
PreventionFIRST!
Attn: Angela Cowart
2330 Victory Parkway, Suite 703
Cincinnati, OH 45206
 
Fax: 513.751.8001

Past Community Award Winners


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