~ Deadline THIS Week!!! ~
AAPD Accepting Applications for the 2010 Paul G. Hearne Leadership Award
Deadline: THIS Thursday, October 1, 2009
As a reminder, the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) is now accepting application from Emerging Leaders with Disabilities for AAPD’s 2010 PAUL G. HEARNE LEADERSHIP AWARD. Winners of the Hearne Award receive a $10,000 cash prize to help them continue their progress and work as leaders within the disability community and to implement their proposed goals and initiatives. This year, AAPD will recognize two (2) Hearne Award recipients at the AAPD 15th Anniversary 2010 Leadership Gala in Washington, D.C, March 10, 2010. AAPD also works with each Hearne Award winner throughout the year, involving them in AAPD’s 2010 National Leadership Initiatives.
Hearne Award applications must be:
• From a person with a disability of any age;
• Who is an emerging leader in the local, state, or national disability community; and,
• Who can grow his/her work through the receipt of an AAPD 2010 Hearne Leadership Award.
More information on the Application Instructions.
The deadline is fast approaching, so if you know of an outstanding emerging leader and supporter of the disability community please share this information with them and encourage them to apply. This is a remarkable opportunity for an emerging leader in the disability community that should not be missed! Applications are due by 5 PM EST, THIS Thursday, October 1, 2009. For more information and for the application instructions for the 2010 Paul G. Hearne Award, please visit http://www.aapd.com/DMD/2010HearneAwardApplicationInstructions.doc. Completed applications may be submitted electronically to [email protected].
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