Ignite the SPARK Asset Organization Award 2015

How can we celebrate those who help young people develop assets?

Positive Youth Development needs YOUR help in awarding the 2015 SPARK Asset Organization Award during PYD Week! Please take a moment to think about the organizations or groups in our local communities that help young people shine! *Only organizations, businesses, and agencies are eligible.

What are SPARKS?

“A spark is something that gives your life meaning and purpose. It’s an interest, a passion, or a gift.”

 We want to recognize organizations having:

  •  mission and vision reflecting a clear focus on or a commitment to children and youth as an important members of the community.
  • products and services that always promote healthy values for children, youth, and the community.
  • public recognition and celebration of youth’s contributions
  • strong focus on relationships, helping youth build relationships with other youth and/or adults
  • made efforts to remove barriers (i.e. money, transportation, cultural differences, and language) to youth participation
  • a strong reflection of the principles of asset building in their behavior and/or programs 

Nominations will be accepted for businesses, organizations, or programs located within Erie County that primarily serve local residents. Awardees and nominators will be notified by phone and will be requested to attend a ceremony in their honor during Positive Youth Development Week (October 5th 2015). *Anyone can nominate an organization.


SUBMIT A NOMINEE!

Please fill out the form and use the space below to briefly explain how the business, organization, or program fosters The Developmental Assets. Include examples of specific assets and asset-building best practices, policies and activities. You can include activities that involved collaboration with other agencies. What impact does this asset-building have on young people? *Individuals not eligible.

 

Nominator Information

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Organization Information

Organization Name:
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Nomination Requirements:
Feel free to provide any supporting literature: