Champions of Pride Awards


The Charlotte Pride Board of Directors is pleased to open nominations for our eighth annual Charlotte Pride Champions of Pride Awards — to be presented this year during the 2020 Charlotte Pride Virtual Festival & Parade, Aug. 1-2, 2020

The Champions of Pride Awards seek to recognize those whose work and dedication exemplify the spirit of Pride. Our Champions endeavor to empower and unite LGBTQ and allied people through their leadership, service and support. Champions understand the importance of celebrating our past, present and future while advancing LGBTQ rights and visibility.

2020 NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT: MONDAY, JULY 13, 11:59PM

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This year, we are accepting nominations in three award categories:

Harvey Milk Award – Given annually to an individual or a couple to honor exceptional leadership, service to the community and those who champion LGBTQ causes that impact the Charlotte community and beyond.

Outstanding Ally Award – Given annually to an individual or a couple to honor those who do not identify as LGBTQ, but who have stalwartly supported the LGBTQ community with a demonstrated, ongoing passion and commitment to better LGBTQ lives.

Young Catalyst Award – Given annually to an individual or a couple to recognize a young adult leader under the age of 30 who is an “up-and-coming” leader within the community and/or whose contributions to the community have carried significant impact over the last year.

Past Champions of Pride:
Inaugural Champions of Pride, 2013
Second Annual Champions of Pride, 2014
Third Annual Champions of Pride, 2015
Fourth Annual Champions of Pride, 2016
Fifth Annual Champions of Pride, 2017
Sixth Annual Champions of Pride, 2018
Seventh Annual Champions of Pride, 2019