The City of Dublin will accept nominations for the 2021 Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, and Organization of the Year through Friday, January 21, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. The purpose of these awards is to recognize outstanding individuals and groups who have contributed to the quality of life in Dublin in 2021. The Young Citizen of the Year recognizes the volunteer service of a Dublin youth currently in the 1st – 12th grade.
Nomination criteria for the awards are based on five established criteria: the Dublin Integrity In Action’s 10 Characteristics (i.e., Responsibility, Respectfulness, Caring, Giving, Positive Attitude, Trustworthiness, Cooperation, Doing One’s Best, Honesty, and Self-Discipline); originality and uniqueness of the activity/project; overall relevance and importance to the community; time and effort spent; and challenge(s) in accomplishing the activity/project.
The Organization of the Year receives a $500 cash prize, and a $300 donation is given to each of the Citizen and Youth Citizen of the Year’s favorite non-profit organization. The Mayor also selects a "Mayor's Award" winner for outstanding work done in the previous year; and the "Mayor's Legacy Award," for outstanding work done over a long period of time.
The winners will be announced at an event to be held at the Shannon Community Center on Wednesday, March 3. To nominate an individual or an organization, visit www.dublin.ca.gov/vre.