Leadership Award

The Virginia and John Mackey Leadership Award

  1. Purpose: An award to an individual or a group for ground-breaking activity in restorative justice, criminal justice or social justice. The Awardee may donate part or all the money to a cause of his or her or their choice, consistent with the vision of the Mackeys. Generally, preference for this Award will be given to an individual.
  2. Criteria for the Award: The Awardee has initiated a new process (including research) that has a reasonable potential for a significant improvement in social justice, restorative justice, or criminal justice, or has led a longstanding and significant improvement in these areas of justice.
  3. Nominations for the Award. At a consistent time each year, at the discretion of the JPC Board, announcements will be made indicating that nominations are open, the award criteria, the form to be filled out, and the due date. Nominations may be submitted only by individuals, including individual JPC Board members, not by organizations or by the JPC Board itself. The individual may be a member of the public or a person involved with a faith, criminal justice, social justice, or peace and justice group.
  4. Selection: The Awardee will be selected by the Mackey Leadership Award Committee and approved by the JPC Board.
  5. The Award: (1) Monetary Award: $1,000.00. (2) Public Recognition: Announcement of the Awardee will be made in local, specialized, and other media as possible. A citation and a plaque or similar object will be presented at an appropriate JPC ceremony.
  6. Frequency of the Award: Annually, if warranted in the view of the JPC Board.

Nomination Form for Leadership Award