Community Collaboration For Children, Youth and Families Award
For: Efforts to collaborate with the community and other agencies to ensure better services for families and children.
By: Child Welfare League of America.
Winner: St. Rose Youth and Family Reunification Program, a collaboration of Wisconsin government agencies and correctional facilities that helps incarcerated mothers maintain relationships with their children.
Contact: (202) 638-2952, www.cwla.org.
For: Exemplary Service to the Community; 10 high school seniors receive $5,000 each.
By: The Hitachi Foundation.
Winners Include: David Adamiec of Westbrook, Conn., whose Kidpacks of America organization sends emergency and school supplies to children in his home state and Washington, D.C.; Christie Dillard of Dickens, Iowa, who oversaw the reorganization and relocation of her town’s public library; Emma Yuen of Ninole, Hawaii, president of Hilo High School’s Greenpeace chapter.
Contact: (202) 457-0588, www.hitachi.org.