2014 TEENNOW CALIFORNIA AWARD NOMINATION FORM
Awards will be presented at the TeenNow/Fresno Regional Foundation on November 4th, 2014.
AWARD CATEGORY Check award category for nomination. One form per nomination.
Please feel free to duplicate the form for additional nominations.
VERA CASEY AWARD– Awarded to a TeenNow California member who has, through his or her work,
made a significant impact on improving the quality of life for pregnant and
parenting teens and youth at risk of too early childbearing. Vera Casey was
a pioneer in the development of services for teen parents and their babies
DAVID S. CRAWFORD MEMBER OF THE YEAR – This award was added in 1987 to honor TeenNow California members making an
outstanding contribution to the organization.
BEATRICE GORE AWARD -Awarded to person (not required to be a TeenNow California member) who has made an outstanding contribution to the field of adolescent pregnancy and parenting. In 1991, this award was named to honor Beatrice Gore, the pioneering spirit that resulted in the establishment of the Pregnant Minors Program in 1968. The Pregnant Minors program for the first time allowed school districts to obtain state funds for developing special classes to serve pregnant minors.
LEGISLATOR OF THE YEAR – The award recognizes a federal or state legislator or policymaker who has
provided valuable leadership in support of public policy affecting adolescent pregnancy and parenting issues.
DOUG KIRBY AWARD – TeenNow is proud to introduce a new award dedicated to the memory of Doug
Kirby. His research was groundbreaking. Most importantly, he was a man who were fortunate enough to spend time with him. This award will be given to a person who had made a significant impact in the fields of teen pregnancy
prevention, adolescent reproductive health, and youth development.
DIRECTIONS: In one typed double-spaced page or less describe the
experiences, accomplishments, and contributions which qualify the nominee
for the award category. Send nomination form and narrative to: TeenNow
California, 3468 Citrus St., Ste. F, Lemon Grove, CA 91945, fax
Nomination submitted by:
SELECTION PROCESS: The Awards Committee, consisting of professionals with an
expertise in the field of teen pregnancy prevention and intervention, will
rate the nominees based upon award criteria. The top candidate in each award
category will be recommended to the TeenNow California Board of Directors
for approval. If there are no outstanding candidates for a particular award
category, that award will not be presented that year.