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NEN Awards

Congratulations to the Winners of the 12th Annual NEN Awards!

The Ceremony was hosted by the Honorable Mayor London N. Breed and speakers included: City Administrator Naomi Kelly, President of the Board Norman Yee and Interim-Director of Public Works Alaric Degrafinried.
January 29th marked the 12th NEN Awards Ceremony, honoring people and organizations that make San Francisco a great place to live, work and visit. See below the winners of this year’s NEN Awards and stay tuned for video of the ceremony.  

Comeback Neighborhood: Bayview Hill/ Candlestick Point

Outstanding Neighborhood Watch Group: Castro Community on Patrol

Most Empowering City Employee: Dylan J. Hayes

Youth Neighborhood Leadership: Tenaya Jones

Most Inspiring Public Works Volunteer: Vicky Rideout

Best Community Challenge Grant Project: The Spirit of Fillmore Mural

Best Merchant Association/Community Benefit District: People of Parkside Sunset

Outstanding Park Volunteer Group: Friends of Lafayette Park

Extraordinary Neighborhood Block Party: Connecticut Street Deadenders

Exemplary NERT Leadership: Peter C. McElmury

Exemplary ALERT Leadership: Henry S. Rosenthal

Lifetime Achievement: Dorris M. Vincent

Hall of Fame: Carlos Gutierrez

Neighborhood Empowerment Network is a cross sector cohort of city-wide resident leaders, community & faith based organizations, city agencies, private sector stakeholders, academic and philanthropic institutions that align their expertise, programs, technical and financial resources to advance the development of tools, resources and methods that empower communities to strengthen their capacity to advance their resilience goals.