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2016 Young Hearts Matter Award Nominations

Texas Council on Family Violence is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Young Hearts Matter awards. These awards recognize individuals who inspire and lead their communities to promote healthy relationships for young hearts in Texas. Recipients will be honored in February 2016 and will receive a $200 honorarium for the Activist of the Year and Advocate of the Year award categories.

Award Categories

Young Hearts Matter Activist of the Year recognizes a young person who has been a driving force for social change among their peers and has done significant work to promote awareness and prevention of dating abuse in their community or school. Young Hearts Matter Advocate of the Year recognizes an adult ally who partners with young people, is a leader for violence prevention in their community, and has made prevention programming more accessible as a result of their efforts. Young Hearts Matter Texas Partner for Change recognizes a community leader whose partnerships and efforts have given voice to violence prevention and have inspired systemic or community wide change across the state of Texas.

How to Apply

Sound like someone you know? Submit an application online or download the Nomination Form and submit via fax (512) 685-6397 or email to Jessica Moreno jmoreno@tcfv.org. Deadline: December 14, 2016 Nominees will be directly notified of their nomination by TCFV and the final award recipients will be announced in February 2016 in observance of National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. For additional questions, please contact: Jessica Moreno, Prevention Coordinator 512-685-6305 or email jmoreno@tcfv.org