On December 13, 2018, join the Center for Civic Innovation for the Civic Impact Awards—a celebration with community leaders in Atlanta to celebrate and recognize individuals and organizations in Atlanta that are tackling inequality by empowering and fighting for people and communities. Wear your creative black tie best, and meet with movers and shakers of Atlanta!
We are also looking for some stellar volunteers to help us making sure the night goes smoothly! Get signed up as a volunteer for our Civic Impact Awards here.
2018 CIVIC IMPACT AWARD NOMINATIONS
We started the Civic Impact Awards in 2015 to shed light on the work of dedicated and effective leaders in Atlanta. They are a reminder that amazing things are happening in our city every day.
This award goes to an individual or organization that is bringing attention to an issue of inequality and making Atlanta smarter in the way it understands and addresses that issue. This person or organization educates the public about an issue in a unique way and makes sure that information about that issue gets to as many people as possible. This could be the leader of a campaign or a movement.
Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Atlanta
Partnership for Southern Equity
Investing in Impact Award
This award goes to an individual or organization that is opening up capital and additional support for community-driven work. This investor is thinking differently and investing not just in the same old same, but instead in innovative ideas that create better outcomes for people.
Quest Community Development Organization
Food Well Alliance
Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta's GoATL Fund
Government Innovation Award
This award goes to a city, county, or state government or quasi-government agency serving Atlanta that thinks outside the box in its role of serving the public. This government agency uses its power to grow and scale its impact. They represent the good in government and public policy work.
Atlanta City Studio
City of Atlanta Mayor's Office of Resilience
Amir Farokhi, City of Atlanta, City Council
Community Engagement Award
This award goes to an individual or organization that is working and fighting for people’s voice to be at the center of decision-making. They are building bridges between people and institutions that are making decisions on people’s behalf. They are empowering people to act and have their voice heard.
Atlanta Legal Aid Society's Disability Integration Project
Refuge Coffee Co.
One More Generation
This award goes to an alumnus of our Fellowship and/or Residency program who is building up a community of problem solvers in Atlanta. This person represents the spirit of CCI and isn’t afraid to get in trouble for what they believe in. They are a champion for their peers and support the people around them.
Malika Whitley | ChopArt
Tiffany LaTrice Williams | TILA Studios
John Kennebrew | Showcase Group
Rosario Hernandez | Westside Grower