Sunday, May 17, 2009

Youth Award for Social Entrepreneurs

Youth Service America is pleased to announce the first annual Gladys Marinelli Coccia Awards to recognize two young female social entrepreneurs, ages 14 to 17, whose initiatives serve the common good. The awards of $2000 each are presented in memory of Gladys Coccia, who began her entrepreneurial career when she was a young girl in West Virginia and later became a successful businesswoman in Washington, DC. Nominations from across the USA are welcome; special consideration will be given to nominees from West Virginia and metropolitan Washington, DC. Self-nominations are accepted. Accepting nominations: May-June 15. To access the eligibility quiz and the nomination form, visit

(copied from the HCHY listserve)