RECOGNIZING YOUTH LEADERS AND YOUTH GROUPS ACROSS CALIFORNIA


Community Champions 

About this award: The Community Champions Award honors youth who have aided in the transformation of livable spaces by addressing issues that affect healthy living throughout California. Nominees’ achievements will be measured against TCE’s North Star Goals. Fourteen individuals will be chosen, one from each BHC site. A fifteenth award will acknowledge the work of an individual at large, not directly affiliated with any one site.

Each recipient will receive $3,000

Healthy Communities 

About this award: The Healthy Communities Award will go to a youth organization working alongside BHC sites to improve community health outcomes. Some of the most innovative and practical solutions for improving health can come from youth-led organizations working as agents of change. Through passion, creativity, and hard work, the organization’s work has empowered residents to fight for change that will lead to healthier lives.

One organization will receive $10,000

Healthy California 

About this award: The Healthy California Award will go to a youth organization working to improve health outcomes statewide. This organization stands as living proof that some of the most innovative and practical solutions for improving health can come from youth led organizations working as agents of change. Through passion, creativity, and hard work, the organization’s work has empowered residents to fight for change that will lead to healthier lives.

One organization will receive $10,000

Brandon Harrison Award 

About this award: The Brandon Harrison Youth Visionary Award recognizes an exceptional youth who has overcome overwhelming obstacles to battle back from trauma and place themselves and their community on a path toward success. This awardee’s actions have built a bridge for others in their community to defy the odds, and in so doing so, has inspired their community to create a new vision for the future.

One recipient will receive $15,000


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