The Youth Award recognizes a youth with a disability who has demonstrated excellence and perseverance in achieving a significant personal goal or in serving others.
To be consider for this award eligible nominees include:
-Individuals who live, work or attend school in Ottawa, and who have a disability
-Those age 26 or younger
-Those who have been involved in the activities relevant to the nomination for a minimum of two years
The Celebration of People Selection Committee will consider the following factors in evaluating nominees for the Youth Award:
-Are contributing their services to the community OR demonstrates commitment to achieving their goal(s) of personal significance
-Perseverance in the face of obstacles and/or challenges
-Contributions of nominee’s activities and achievements to advancing inclusion and accessibility of people with disabilities (whether children, youth or adults)
-The way the individual has served as a role model for other young people
Youth Award Nomination Form RTF
(includes Nomination Guide)
Please mail or email your nomination and/or supporting documentation (pictures, letters, articles etc.) to the address below.
Celebration of People Nomination Committee
(c/o Citizen Advocacy)
312 Parkdale Avenue, Ottawa, ON