Nominations open for the 2017 NEA Social Justice Activist Award

Do you know an educator who demonstrates the ability to lead, organize and engage fellow educators, students, parents and the community to advocate on social and racial justice issues?

Do you know an educator who impacts the lives of students, fellow educators and their communities as an activist and leader?

Nominations are open for the 2017 Social Justice Activist Award.

Tell us about them!

NEA’s Social Justice Activist Award will be presented to an NEA member this year at the NEA Joint Conference. All finalists for the award will receive an all-expense paid trip to attend and address attendees at the Joint Conference.

Important Dates:

  • Nominations close on April 2.  See the nomination guidelines here.
  • Finalists announced and online voting opens on April 17. States and locals are encouraged to share the opportunity to vote widely among their members and partner organizations. *Voting is not limited to NEA members.
  • Online Voting closes on May 21, 2017
  • Joint Conference, Boston, MA: June 28-29, 2017