TCW CITIZENSHIP AWARD
HOW TO NOMINATE
||THOMAS C. WALES AWARD FOR
The Thomas C. Wales Award for Passionate Citizenship recognizes ordinary
citizens who have demonstrated outstanding dedication to improving their
communities. Nominations are solicited from the public and are reviewed
by an independent panel.
Thomas C. Wales was an Assistant U.S. Attorney and Seattle civic leader. Prior
to his death in 2001, he was actively
engaged in his community, serving as trustee for the Federal Bar Association
and chairing a number of committees of the State and County Bar Associations.
He was a member of the Seattle Planning Commission, the Design Review
Board and the Seattle Mayor's Citizen Advisory Council. Wales also chaired
his local and district community councils and was president of the gun-safety
organization, Washington CeaseFire.
The Thomas C. Wales Foundation's award program recognizes a Puget Sound
resident who inspires positive activism through passionate citizenship
- the energetic, courageous, persistent and informed involvement of ordinary
citizens in the issues and challenges that affect their communities. The
program seeks to honor highly effective community leaders who have invested
a significant amount of time improving their community and have demonstrated
the courage and determination to champion just causes.
Nominations for 2012 are now closed.
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