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Rev. Thomas Linton Perseverance Award

Rev. Thomas Linton Perseverance Award

Criteria for Award:

  1. The nominees is working toward his or her goal despite challenges and setbacks and/or displays persistence, even if there is a delay in achieving goals or success. The nominees have shown courage, resilience and perseverance while remaining dedicated to their dreams.
  2. The nominees shall be outstanding individuals who have been involved in community service such as board, commissions or community groups and shall have demonstrated a sustained commitment to their communities.
  3. The nominees may have been active in local, county or state government.
  4. The nominees shall have served to influence decision-making on issues other than professional.
  5. The nominees may demonstrate, through their civic involvement, how the quality of life in their community has been enhanced.
  6. The nominees may or may not have received payment for professional services rendered, if any.
  7. The nominees shall show a meaningful commitment to address civil rights issues, including but not limited to voting rights, and to authentically bring about positive change in his or her community.
  8. Members of the Advancement and Partnership Committee are not eligible to receive the award.

 

Instructions

Nomination Process

Nominate a noteworthy member of the community for one of the Tuscaloosa Civil Rights History and Reconciliation Foundation Awards. Nominations are due by February 15, 2023. A person may be nominated for more than one award, but, if selected, the person will receive only one award. Posthumous nominations are accepted.

Provide the following information with your submission:

Contact Information

  • Your name as nominator, including prefix (Dr., Ms., Rev., etc.)
  • Job title
  • Organization
  • Mailing address
  • Email address
  • Phone number(s)

Recommendation letter

  • Nominee name, including prefix (Dr., Ms., Rev., etc.)
  • Job title
  • Organization
  • Mailing address
  • Email address
  • Phone number(s)
  • Describe in 250 words or less why the nominee should receive the award. The letter should include the nominee’s community service and contributions to the community; and how it aligns with the purpose, eligibility, and/or criteria of the award.

Support letter(s)

  • Supporter name, including prefix (Dr., Ms., Rev., etc.)
  • Job title
  • Organization
  • Mailing address
  • Email address
  • Phone number(s)
  • One support letter is required (250 words or less); a second support letter from another person is optional, but strongly encouraged. To assist the selection committee in its deliberations, the support letter(s) should contain information not addressed in the recommendation letter. The support letter(s) should list of nominee’s most significant achievements.

Rev. Thomas Linton Perseverance Award Nomination
Nomination form for the Tuscaloosa Civil Rights History and Reconciliation Foundation Rev. Thomas Linton Perseverance Award ( * indicates a required field)
(250 words or less) Describe why the nominee should receive the award. The letter should include the nominee’s community service and contributions to the community; and how it aligns with the purpose, eligibility, and/or criteria of the award. *The author of the recommendation letter is the nominator.
Click or drag a file to this area to upload.
(250 words or less) One support letter is required. A second support letter is optional, but strongly encouraged. Supporter's contact information should be included in the letter, preferably on letterhead.
Click or drag a file to this area to upload.
(250 words or less) One support letter is required. A second support letter is optional, but strongly encouraged. Supporter's contact information should be included in the letter, preferably on letterhead.
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