And The Civvy Goes To……
Posted by on October 25, 2018 at 4:38 PM
This past Thursday, six organizations / initiatives were honored as winners of the 2018 American Civic Collaboration Awards, presented by the NCoC, Big Tent Nation, and the Bridge Alliance Education Fund at the Annual Conference on Citizenship. The six winners (listed below) exemplify collaborative work that elevates democratic practices and civic engagement, thereby helping to revitalize our nation:
Youth Winner - First Vote NC
Political Winner - Maine Ranked Choice Voting Education Effort
Committee Choice Award - Montevallo Junior City Council
The Bridge Alliance Education Fund would like to congratulate the winners, as well as the various Bridge Alliance members who were finalists in their categories. Those finalists included IssueVoter and Convergence Center for Policy Resolution (National finalists); Bridge the Divide, Inspire U.S., and Junior State of America (Youth finalists); and USAFMC (Political finalist).
Be sure to check out the winners’ stories (especially if you want to brighten your day), and check out the dozens of organizations helping to create a better, healthier America. Also, be sure to check out the new banner on the Bridge Alliance’s website, where you can view upcoming member conferences.
As always, thank you for your support,
Bridge Alliance Education Fund
Bridge Alliance Members in the News:
Unite America - IVN News - “The Two-Party Duopoly Just Forced Out America's Only Independent Governor”
Nat’l Institute on Money in State Politics - The Denver Post - “Record money pouring into Colorado's state and 6th Congressional District races”
ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge - NorthJersey.com - “More Rutgers students are registered to vote. But will they actually show at the polls?”
POGO - Daily Beast - “More Rutgers students are registered to vote. But will they actually show at the polls?”
R Street Institute - Reason (blog) - “No Matter Who Takes Home a Record Lottery Prize, the Government Always Wins”