ESS Community Service and Activism Award

This award is presented annually to a community service and/or social justice organization working in the city in which the ESS meets during the particular year each award is given. To be eligible for consideration, the organization must be working to address a significant social problem, empower marginalized communities, advance community involvement and social-political participation in underrepresented communities, and/or effect positive change in the neighborhood/city/state in which they conduct their work. This award comes with a $500 stipend and the possibility to engage in a conversation with scholars on a panel during the ESS annual meeting at which the awards is given.

The 2020 award went to Puentes De Salud

To nominate a particular organization for this award, ESS members should send a letter (or letters) of nomination detailing how the nominated group fulfills the above qualifications. Please include examples of the nominated organization’s work, copies of (or references to) any relevant published materials and/or press coverage, and contact information for both nominator and nominee.

For the 2021 award, please send nominations to the award committee Chair, Julie B. Wiest,

Deadline: October 15, 2020