Nominations are evaluated by a committee made up of NEA members, under the guidance of the NEA Executive Committee. The 2021 HCR Awards Committee thanks all NEA members who nominated a candidate for this year’s awards!

Jennifer Scurlock (Chair)
Oregon
Reed Bretz
Michigan
Terry Burlingame
New Hampshire
Rudolph Burruss
Rudolph Burruss
Pennsylvania
Michael Harman
Utah
Tracy Hartman Bradley
Tracy Hartman-Bradley
Nebraska
Serena Kotch
Serena Kotch
New York
Robbie Kreitz
California
Anita Lang
Federal
Ruth Luevand
Ruth Luevand
California
Marsha Mackey
Michigan
Gladys Marquez
Illinois
Duff Martin
Ronald "Duff" Martin
Wisconsin
Cecily Myart Cruz
Cecily Myart-Cruz
California
Lindsay Peifer
Lindsay Peifer
Minnesota
Sobia Sheikh
Sobia Sheikh
Washington
Angela Stweart
Angela Stewart
Ohio
Kenneth Tang
Ken Tang
California
Marilyn Warner
Marilyn Warner
Florida

NEA Officers

Rebecca S. Pringle, President
Princess R. Moss, Vice President
Noel Candelaria, Secretary-Treasurer

NEA Executive Committee

Eric R. Brown, Illinois
Mark Jewell, North Carolina
Shelly Moore Krajacic, Wisconsin
Robert Rodriguez, California
Christine Sampson-Clark, New Jersey
George Sheridan, California
Hanna Vandeering, Oregon

NEA Staff

Kim Anderson, NEA Executive Director
Rocío Inclán, NEA Center for Social Justice Senior Director
Harry Lawson, Jr., NEA Human and Civil Rights Director

NEA Human and Civil Rights Staff

Harry Lawson Jr., Director
Alexandria Richardson, Manager
Shannon Nephew

NEA Media Production Group

Stephen Chavers, Associate Director
Christine Cosenze, Darrius Green, Kate Hilts, Jessalyn Kiesa, Ashley Powell, Tim Reed, Jeff Roberts

NEA Public Relations

Miguel Gonzales

Association for the Study of African American Life & History (ASALH)

Sylvia Cyrus, Executive Director, www.asalh.org

2021 HCR Awards Honorees

Black Organizing Project
Black Organizing Project
California
Children of Smithfield
Children of Smithfield
Nebraska
Hmong Language & Cultural Enrichment Program
Hmong Language & Cultural Enrichment Program
Wisconsin
Chris Dier
Chris Dier
Louisiana
Dr. Clarence Jones
Dr. Clarence Jones
California/New Jersey
Education Minnesota
Education Minnesota
Minnesota
Project 16:49
Project 16:49
Wisconsin
Reggie Jackson
Reggie Jackson
Wisconsin
Sam Long
Sam Long
Colorado
Unidos Minnesota
Unidos MN
Minnesota
Wilhelmina Yazzie
Wilhelmina Yazzie
New Mexico