Community Leadership Awards
- Park Avenue Youth and Family Services (Central neighborhood): Providing service to youth and families in Central, Powderhorn Park, and Phillips neighborhoods with summer camps, academic programs, and family services.
- Catherine Williams (Field neighborhood): Lifelong community leadership and political activism, including service as an election judge for over 20 years.
- Steve Jevning (Kingfield neighborhood): Founder and director of Leonardo’s Basement, promoting community connections and creative learning for youth and adults through a mixture of art, science and technology.
- Ceola Lazo (Regina neighborhood): Inspiring her Green Central students by “making history real”, organizing and fundraising for a yearly trip to the Bad Lands.
Stephanie Ball-Bailey Youth Leadership Awards
- Shonda Allen (Powderhorn Park neighborhood): Spearheading creation of Kidz Café, a creative combination of nutritional meals and adult mentorship for neighborhood youth
- Ashley Coleman (Bryant neighborhood): Founder of Diva Rags at the age of 15, 23-year-old Ashley promotes a business model that incorporates community service and “giving back.”