Somali Family Service of San Diego OceanLeaf Awards Celebration 2015

 

Call For Nominations! "Nomination Period ended"

oceanleaf logoThe nomination process begins with an initial screening followed by the final selection. To submit a nominee for the initial screening, simply complete the form here.

If your nominee advances to the final phase, you will be contacted to provide additional information.

The Honorary Committee, comprised of volunteers from the community, will make a final selection for each award among the final phase nominees. Awards will be given in all categories providing the nominee has met the highest standards of achievement.

 

OCEANLEAF NOMINATION FORM

Nomination Categories and Descriptions

OceanLeaf Leadership Award This award is presented to an individual or organization that is respected as a voice of and for the community. The recipient of the Leadership Award is a leader, dedicated to problem solving, finding solutions and building a stronger and more connected community.

OceanLeaf Spirit Award This award is presented to an individual or organization involved in humanitarian outreach and represents belief in the human spirit as well as protection and advocacy for human rights. The recipient of this award has demonstrated support for the humanity of the individual and the community as a whole.

OceanLeaf Innovation Award This award is presented to an individual or organization that has been a force of unique innovation within the community. The recipient of this award has pioneered new ideas, demonstrated risk taking, and has maximized their resources to improve the quality of life within the community.

OceanLeaf Health and Well-Being Award This award is presented to an individual or organization involved with the health and well-being of the community. The recipient of this award represents a selfless and nurturing individual, dedicated to helping others and ensuring the happiness and good welfare of the community, demonstrating an effort to bringing the community together.

OceanLeaf Opportunity Award This award is presented to an individual or organization involved with the economic development of the community. The recipient of this award represents a dedication to the promotion of self-sufficiency and independence within the community, acting as a constant resource of support and a role model for others.

OceanLeaf Emerging Leader Award This award is presented to a young individual that represents a new generation of youth empowerment. The recipient of this award upholds ideals of democracy, justice and responsibility, and aspires to be a role model and active voice for their peers.

Requirements

Nominations must be received by Somali Family Service of San Diego by September 30, 2014

Multiple nominations are encouraged, but please only one nomination per form
Late entries will not be accepted
Incomplete forms will not be accepted
Previous candidates are not eligible for re-nomination. Please note list of past Honorees that follows
Candidates must be from the San Diego community

Submission

To submit your nomination for any of OceanLeaf 2015 categories’, please complete the online nomination form click here. If you have any question or comments please contact us here.

OceanLeaf Awards Celebration
 Past Honorees

OceanLeaf Leadership Award:

  • Jesse Mills, Ph.D. Professor, USD

  • Agin Shaheed, San Diego Unified School District, The Race/Human
Relations and Advocacy Program

OceanLeaf Spirit Award:

  • Carmen Chavez Casa Cornelia Law Center

  • Abdulkadir Mohamed

OceanLeaf Innovation Award:

  • Dory Beatrice Griffith and La Jolla Golden Triangle Rotary
  • Marjorie Blanchard, Ph.D.

OceanLeaf Emerging Leader Award

  • Ali Artan, MBA. Young Professional
  • Abdulmalik Buul
  • Ramla Sahid

OceanLeaf Opportunity Award

  • Parker Foundation

  • Murugi Kenyatta, Foundation for Women

OceanLeaf Health and Well-Being Award

  • Horn of Africa: Families Together Program
  • Bonnie Copland, County of San DiegoCentral Region Public Health Center
  • Shukri Adam, County of San DiegoCentral Region Public Health Center

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