Making Democracy Work Award

Making Democracy Work Award Nomination Form

The Making Democracy Work Award was instituted in 2017.  The award recognizes and celebrates an individual or organization who:

  • Envisions ways to improve the community
  • Has actively participated in creating a strong, safe, vibrant community
  • Has mobilized others to help effect beneficial change
  • Leads efforts to introduce public policy that promotes fairness, equality and diversity
  • Is passionate about safeguarding democracy

Nominations are invited from the community as well as from League members. Note that the Making Democracy Work Award recognizes broader contributions than solely to the League of Women Voters, although participation in League activities certainly may qualify as a portion of the contribution for which an awardee would be recognized.

If you would like to nominate someone for this award, send the completed nomination form and three letters of support to: LWV of Ames and Story County, PO Box 2266, Ames, IA 50010, or email to Nominations are due no later than March 15, 2019.