2017 nominations are open until July 31, 2017.  

Employee Category

The greatest story of overcoming adversity in pursuit of a better job, life and future.

This category celebrates individuals who have overcome barriers to employment.

Honorees Will Receive: 

  • Honoree video
  • $500 cash award
  • engraved crystal award

How to Enter

Click the "Nominate" button for this category (below), and complete the online form.

Celebration of Honorees

Honorees are featured at the annual awards event. After biographical videos are presented to the audience, honorees are invited onstage to accept their award.

Employer Category

The most admirable effort to hire disadvantaged candidates, develop their talent, and “take a chance” … changing the lives of these workers.

This category celebrates organizations that demonstrate a commitment to hiring candidates with barriers to employment.

Honorees Will Receive: 

  • Honoree video
  • engraved crystal award

How to Enter

Click the "Nominate" button for this category (below), and complete the online form.

Celebration of Honorees

Honorees are featured at the annual awards event. After biographical videos are presented to the audience, honorees are invited onstage to accept their award.