Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 Cardinal Bernardin New Leadership Award. This is an annual award given to a Catholic young adult between the ages of 18 – 40 who has demonstrated leadership against poverty and injustice in the United States. The individual selected is actively engaged in anti-poverty work, consistently immersed in low-income projects and Catholic parishes, and possesses a unique skill set and energy that is used to advocate for their commitment to the poor.
This award is sponsored by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and is a movement of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD). The award recipient will receive $1000 cash and be honored at a reception held in conjunction with the June 2014 meeting of the USCCB in New Orleans, LA. Nominations and correspondence are due April 30, 2014.
Do you know a young Lasallian who you would like to nominate? Find more information about the award and nomination process here >