Make YOUR Community Building Awards Nomination TODAY!



Time is Running Out…
We Need YOUR Help in Identifying Recipients of the 2016 Community Building Awards

With the Community Building Awards nomination deadline just a few weeks away, The New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities (NJCDD) needs YOUR help to identify individuals and organizations in New Jersey who work to make our communities more inclusive for children and adults with developmental disabilities.  The NJCDD believes that such community members should be encouraged, supported, and celebrated…but we need your input to make that possible!
The deadline to make nominations for the 2016 Community Building Awards is Friday, February 19, so…
If you know of a dedicated teacher who strives to create an inclusive learning environment for all students, regardless of their disability, we want to hear from you!
If you follow a trusted news or media source that consistently provides enlightening and engaging information or entertainment relating to developmental disabilities, we want to hear from you!
If you’ve encountered a self-advocate or family member who works tirelessly to advance opportunities and rights for all people with developmental disabilities, we want to hear from you!
To learn more about these awards, and to make your nomination, simply visit the Community Building Awards page at, and fill out our online nomination form.
The NJCDD offers awards in eight categories, honoring self-advocates, family members, legislators, educators, media outlets, and community organizations.
Awards Categories
The Colleen Fraser Self-Advocate Award
The Elizabeth Boggs Family Member Advocate Award
The Lifetime Achievement Advocacy Award
The Distinguished DD Systems Change Award
The Access Above and Beyond Award
The Exceptional Policymaker Award
The Multi-Media Award
The Inclusive Education Award
The 2016 Community Building Awards will be held on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at the New Jersey Adventure Aquarium in Camden.  Award recipients will be announced on March 31.
So don’t delay…Make YOUR Community Building Awards nomination TODAY!
The New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities | PO Box 700, Trenton, NJ 08625 | 609-292-3745 |

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New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities
20 West State Street
Trenton, New Jersey 08619

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