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THE EDWARD LOWRY MEMORIAL AWARD FOR CITIZENSHIP

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

We created the Edward Lowry Memorial Award for Citizenship to honor the life and legacy of Edward D. Lowry (1944-2019) by recognizing outstanding civic engagement and encouraging citizens to serve others and engage on issues of importance in their communities. In May of 2023, we will host the third annual Lowry Award ceremony.

We now invite you to nominate someone who embodies Ed’s legacy. All nominees will receive honorary First Amendment Voice membership for a year.

Please provide a one-page write up on why your nominee exemplifies the qualities listed below. Strong nominees will have comments addressing all seven qualities.

Qualities:

  • Relentless service to others
  • Willingness to work across ideological boundaries for the common good
  • Fearless advocate of the First Amendment principles
  • Overcomes setbacks; strives on in the face of adversity
  • Exhibits results-oriented strategic thinking
  • Inspires others to give of time, talent or resources
  • Consummate networking to connect organizations & people for community impact
  • Restrictions: Past awardees, FAV board and staff, and self-nominations are not eligible. However, previous nominees who did not receive the Lowry Award are eligible.

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