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Conference Award Nominations

Award Nominee Submission Process 

At the PCADV Conference “Defining and Delivering Excellence: Domestic Violence at the Intersections of Race, Class, and Gender” PCADV will recognize outstanding individuals with two awards: The Luminary Award and the Innovator Award. Please submit nominees for the awards by completing the appropriate form below by Friday, July 17, 2020

The board members of PCADV will choose the winners of each award during their mid-June meeting. Winners and their nominators will be notified of the award by August 31, 2020.  

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Luminary Award

The award winner, through their work, has inspired and influenced others to create positive change.  A luminary has had the courage to embrace possibilities and recognize that nothing is impossible.  Through their high intention, sincere effort, strategic direction, skillful execution and passion, a luminary has lifted themselves, and others, to achieve excellence.

2022 Luminary Award

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Innovator Award

Through their pioneering work, the Innovator Award winner has positively transformed survivors’ lives by developing and implementing creative initiatives either in policy, prevention or direct service delivery.  With their unique, innovative ideas and visionary work, the Innovator has helped make the future safer for Pennsylvania families. 

2022 Innovator Award

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