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2015 Tenth Annual Sons of Bransford Awards Nominations

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We are seeking nominations of African American men who have shown real leadership and serve as an advocate for African American youth, men and the community whenever the opportunity presented itself.

 

 

The goal of the Sons Of Bransford or SOB Awards is to recognize Black men that have had a positive impact on the social conditions of the community and the lives of individuals through their quiet and not so quiet leadership.  That deserves to be given honor and recognition in celebration of their achievements in spite of their trials and tribulations that others can draw strength, courage and hope from them as peaceful warriors. In the spirit of the award namesake Jim Bransford like him who are worthy of receiving their flowers while they can still smell them!

 

Awards:

 

        Elder Award: to recognize and affirm the outstanding contributions made by an African American male elder 55 or older. That has been willing to share knowledge, wisdom, guidance and leadership that inspire future leaders in the African American community.

 

       Mentor Award: to recognize and affirm the outstanding contributions made by one African American man between 31- 54.  Who is respected for their work in the African American community and has demonstrated positive formal and/or informal mentoring and leadership.

 

        Young Leader Award: to recognize and affirm the outstanding contributions made by African American young man between the ages of 18 – 30. Who motivates others as a positive community role model and encourages the development of future leaders in the African American community.

 

        BeMore Youth Leader Award: to recognize and affirm the outstanding contributions made by a young African American male between the ages of 13-24. Who is respected for their acts as a positive community role model, encouraging community action and personal accountability as a future leader in the African American community to preventing dating and/or community violence.

 

YOU CAN MAKE YOUR NOMINATION ONLINE BELOW

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Announcement of Winners

Award winners will be announced and recognized at the 10th Annual Sons of Bransford Awards Dinner which will take place June 25th , 2015 at 5:30 p.m. at

Metro State University, St. Paul Campus, Main Great Hall

700 East 7th St., St. Paul MN 55106

Make Your Nominations TODAY!!!

 

Please make your choice return the ballot by May15, 2015 by either email, fax or mail to:

 

Sam Simmons

4123 East Lake Street Minneapolis, MN 55406

'ssimmons@thefamilypartnership.org'

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For more information, contact Sam Simmons at 612-728-2076 or