NDC HALL OF FAME Know someone who seems to have always been a part of NDC? Nominate them to be inducted into our Hall of Fame. Volunteers and partner organizations who have worked on 10 or more projects, or have served at least 20 hours a year for 10 consecutive years are eligible. Volunteers are anyone who commits unpaid time to NDC, including design volunteers, community partners, and board members.
VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARDHave you recently interacted with a volunteer who made all the difference? Nominate them based on their service during the 2017 calendar year. This award goes to two design volunteers each year, one from the Baltimore and one from the Prince George's office, who have gone above and beyond the NDC mission through their contributions of time, effort, and attitude towards NDC projects.
BALTIMORE COMMUNITY ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR AWARDDid you recently meet a member of a community who was a champion for their neighbors and space? Nominate that person or organization based on their contributions to the Baltimore community during 2017. This award goes to a community partner, an individual or organization, who has demonstrated advocacy, vision, leadership, and inclusivity through participation in NDC initiatives or projects.
KELLEY OKLESSON COMMUNITY ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR AWARDThis award gets its name from a former NDC Prince George’s County staff member who modeled the qualities it seeks to recognize. Like the Baltimore equivalent, this award goes to a community partner, an individual or organization, who has demonstrated advocacy, vision, leadership, and inclusivity through participation in NDC initiatives or projects in Prince George’s County during the 2017 calendar year.
THE LARRY REICH AWARDKnow someone who has consistently practiced NDC’s values? They may qualify for this award. The Larry Reich Award is given annually by the Baltimore NDC office and Baltimore City Planning to an individual whose volunteer and professional work exemplifies a special commitment to community-based planning and design. The Award was established by colleagues of long-time Baltimore City Planning Director Larry Reich to commemorate his pioneering concern for “bottom-up” inclusion of grassroots groups in neighborhood initiatives. Larry Reich was Baltimore’s Planning Director from 1965-1990 and was a central figure in the City’s Downtown Renaissance.
THE PRINCE GEORGE'S LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDInspired by the Larry Reich Award, this award also celebrates an individual’s commitment to a grassroots approach to neighborhood initiatives throughout their volunteer or professional career, but in Prince George's County region.