Nominations Sought for 2019 PLAN Excellence Awards - DEADLINE EXTENDED TO NOV. 7
UPDATE: The deadline for submitting nominations for the 2019 Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network Excellence Award has be EXTENDED TO NOVEMBER 7, 2018 at 5:00 PM EASTERN.
Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. is now accepting nominations for its 2019 Excellence Awards. The Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network Excellence Awards honor members and friends of the legal aid community who exemplify excellence in their commitment and accomplishments as advocates for low-income people. A media presentation highlighting the accomplishments of each award recipient will be incorporated into the program.
Nominations are being accepted in the following categories:.
- LEGAL SERVICES STAFF
We are seeking nominations for employees for all staff positions who exhibit excellence and commitment in the performance of the duties of their jobs.
- PRIVATE BAR
We are seeking nominations for members of the private bar who display an outstanding commitment to legal aid and the legal needs of low-income Pennsylvanians.
- COMMUNITY SERVICES
We are seeking nominations for volunteers and friends who demonstrate exceptional dedication to legal aid and the needs of low-income people. It may include legislators or government officials, community leaders, or others who help promote the mission of legal aid.
- LAY AND CLIENT ADVOCACY
We are seeking nominations for client leaders, organizational partners, or others who have donated significant time and energy to the mission of legal aid and the needs of low-income people.
Nominations are open to everyone, and there is no limit on the number of nominations you may submit.
Nominations for the 2019 Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network Excellence Awards should be submitted online at https://bit.ly/PLANExcellenceNomination.
Although online nominations are preferred, nominations may also be submitted using the Nomination Form below. All submissions must follow the format on the form and should include the necessary information and supporting documents. Nominations submitted using the form can be submitted by mail, fax, or e-mail to:
PLAN Awards Committee
118 Locust Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
The Awards Committee will look for specific examples of excellence and will take into consideration commendation letters, relevant news clippings or other documents that strengthen the nomination.
While past recipients of the award are eligible to receive it again, a second award is, traditionally, not presented to someone as an individual. If you have a question as to whether someone you would like to nominate has been a past recipient, you can find a list on the PLAN, Inc. website at: https://palegalaid.net/programs-initiatives/all-plan-award-recipients.
If you have other questions, please contact Natalie Bogerman at (800) 322-7572 or (717) 236-9486, ext. 207 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.