NOMINATION PROCESS      
 

THE NATION INSTITUTE and the PUFFIN FOUNDATION SEEK NOMINATIONS FOR THE

2018 PUFFIN/NATION PRIZE for CREATIVE CITIZENSHIP,
which will be awarded at the Institute's annual gala dinner this December in New York City.

This $100,000 award is given to an individual who has challenged the status quo through distinctive, courageous, imaginative, and socially responsible work of significance.

Candidates can be found in a wide variety of occupations, including academia, journalism, organizing, public health, environmental sciences, literature, art, and the humanities. The prize is intended to encourage the recipients to continue their work and to inspire others to challenge the prevailing orthodoxies they face in their own careers. The recipient must be a US citizen and cannot currently be holding or seeking public office.

Nominations for next year's Puffin Prize may be submitted in 2019. Submission information will be posted in Spring 2019.

 

 

 

 

Current Prize Recipient

PARKLAND STUDENT ACTIVISTS
The Parkland Student Activists are the winners of the 2019 Puffin Prize for Creative Citizenship.

The Students, in partnership with young activists across the country, founded the March for Our Lives to end gun violence and challenge the complacency of lawmakers. March organizers David Hogg, Jaclyn Corin, Delaney Tarr, and Ramon Contreras will accept the prize at The Nation Institute's Gala Dinner on Dec. 11 in New York City.
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