Our guest blogger today is Kenae Boyer, Program Analyst in the Lead Program Enforcement Division in the Office of Healthy Homes
|HUD’s Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control (OHHLHC) and its partners are excited to announce the inaugural 2011 Healthy Homes Leader Awards. For the first time ever, we will acknowledge and honor the extraordinary achievements of those who are “Leading the Nation to Healthy Homes, Families and Communities.”
You’re invited to nominate colleagues, state and local leaders, agency teams and programs that have made significant contributions to making our homes, families and communities healthier and safer. Join us in honoring the recipients at the Awards Reception at the National Healthy Homes Conference in Denver, Colorado on June 22, 2011.
Nominations will be accepted until June 2, 2011 in the following categories:
1. Healthy Homes Pioneer Award
This award honors ground breaking leaders in the healthy homes movement. The nominee has been a pioneering leader in advancing the field of healthy housing
2. Healthy Homes Innovation Award
This award honors individuals or organizations that have made cutting edge contributions to healthy homes policy, research, design, education and/or advocacy. Without their efforts, the field would not be where it is today.
3. Healthy Homes Hero Award
This award honors an advocate for healthy housing whose dedication and leadership has made significant impacts on the lives of families living in underserved communities.
4. Healthy Homes Partnership Award
This award honors community and faith based organizations, healthcare organizations, academia, industry, government, and others who create partnerships that have resulted in healthier housing and communities.
5. Best Exhibit Award
This award honors entities and/or organizations who have displayed the best exhibit, as determined by conference participants at the 2011 National Healthy Homes Conference. Nominations will be accepted during open hours of Exhibit Hall at 2011 National Healthy Homes Conference.
How to nominate