KCCD and The SAIGU Campaign (Serve, Advocate, Inspire, Give and Unite) is now accepting nominations for the SAIGU Heroes of Hope Award, which will recognize individuals whose accomplishments and contributions have led to a greater appreciation for the strength and diversity of Los Angeles especially around race relations.
The nominee should exemplify Los Angeles' best -- a person that has achieved great heights by bringing diverse groups together through social innovation,business, government, the arts, sports, service, entertainment or pop culture during the riots and thereafter.
The SAIGU Campaign will recognize SAIGU Heroes of Hope Award recipients during the SAIGU 20th anniversary commemorative service at Glory Church (formerly Grand Olympic Auditorium) on April 29, 2012 starting at 3:30pm. To submit a nomination, please write 600 words or less on how the nominee represents the spirit of Los Angeles and how their accomplishments have brought Los Angeles' diverse communities together.
Please submit nominations online: www.saigu429.com by 11:59 pm on April 13, 2012. Finalists must be able to attend the commemoration service. Special thanks to California Forward and New America media for their partnership.