The Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services has opened nominations for the 2022 Juneteenth Resiliency Awards. In recognition of Juneteenth, these awards recognize and celebrate Black resiliency in youth and young adults ages 13-21 who have exhibited true perseverance (also known as grit, determination, dedication and persistence) to strive towards meaningful contributions and outcomes in their lives and/or the lives of others in the black community.
Awardees will be celebrated at the Juneteenth Resiliency Awards Ceremony on Friday, June 17, 2022 at 7 p.m. The program will stream live on Fairfax County Channel 16. Nominations are due by close of business on Thursday, May 19, 2022. To learn more or submit your nomination, go to https://bit.ly/FXJuneteenth.