Montgomery County Community Action

Montgomery County Community Action

Thursday, February 19, 2015

2015 Community Action Awards on May 19th - CALL FOR NOMINEES


The 2015 Community Action Awards Celebration is on May 19th at the Silver Spring Civic Center!

Do you know a volunteer or group that is working to improve the lives of low-income County residents?  If so, please nominate this extraordinary individual or organization for a Community Action Award.

Please click HERE to submit a nomination form online.


Please visit the Community Action website to download the nomination form and submit via e-mail or fax.


The 2015 Celebration will include four award categories:

  • Marcia Plater Community Action Adult Volunteer Award – This award honors the contributions of an adult whose volunteer services help lower-income County residents move towards or achieve self-sufficiency.  This award also honors volunteers whose advocacy efforts help to reduce poverty in the County.
  • Marcia Plater Community Action Youth Volunteer Award – This award honors the contributions of a youth volunteer whose services help lower-income County residents move towards or achieve self-sufficiency.  This also honors volunteers whose advocacy efforts help to reduce poverty in the County.
  • Henry L. Dixon Community Action Award for an Organization – This award recognizes the contributions of a local organization that promotes self-sufficiency for adults in the County. 
  • Gerald J. Roper, Sr. Community Action Award for a Youth Organization – This award recognizes the contributions of a local organization serving youth in the County, which improves future success for youth and develops leadership skills.
    • Please note that organizations which are youth-led will receive extra points in the review process.

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