CATEGORIES & CRITERIA

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Education

The Image of Hope Education Award will be awarded to an individual and organization that shows exemplary advocacy in the area of youth education.  This advocacy can include, but is not limited to, initiatives in education, educational support, monetary contributions to education programs, and educational instruction. The nominee can include youth advocates by non-profit organizations, socially conscious businesses, and individuals in Greater Dayton.

Juvenile Justice

The Image of Hope Juvenile Justice Award will be awarded to an individual and organization that shows exemplary advocacy in the area of juvenile justice.  This advocacy can include, but is not limited to, initiatives in juvenile justice, legislation in juvenile justice, monetary contributions to prevention and/or rehabilitation programs, and direct work with juvenile offenders.

Arts & Nature

 

The Image of Hope Arts Award will be awarded to an individual and organization that shows exemplary advocacy in the area of the arts.  The arts can include visual, performance, or written expression.  This advocacy can include, but is not limited to, initiatives in arts exposure, support of the arts, monetary contributions to arts programs, and direct work with young artists.


Community Outreach

The Image of Hope Community Outreach Award will be awarded to an individual and organization that shows exemplary advocacy in the area of community outreach.  This category can encompasses homelessness, hunger, joblessness, youth violence or abuse, chemical dependency, and more.  This advocacy can include, but is not limited to, initiatives in community outreach, support of community outreach programs, monetary contributions to programs, and direct work with youth in this area.

Health & Wellness

The Image of Hope Health and Wellness Award will be awarded to an individual and organization that shows exemplary advocacy in the area of health and fitness.  This category can include, but is not limited to, health and wellness, sports, nutrition, obesity and disease prevention and/or treatment.  This advocacy can include, but is not limited to, initiatives in health and wellness, support of health, wellness, or sports programs, monetary contributions to programs, and direct work with youth in this area.