Take this opportunity to recognize those who have made a significant impact in social welfare or social services in Mississippi. Nominate a deserving individual or agency for the Mississippi Conference on Social Welfare Individual and Agency Merit Awards. Please submit a narrative that includes criteria below with corroborating details about why this individual or agency deserves such an honor. Nominations should be received by August 15th via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or mailed to Post Office Box 16764, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39404. Awards will be presented at the Annual Forum in September.
- A nominee must be a current member of MCSW and be in good standing with the Conference.
- The nominee’s uniqueness of services or contributions will be considered.
- Advocacy efforts and creative measures used to effect social change are also areas of consideration.
- The impact the nominee’s contribution has on the community’s service delivery system and the field of social welfare/social service will be assessed.