Friends of DAWN’s List,
To commemorate Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, DAWN’s List will honor Iowa women who have made a difference in our lives and in Iowa politics. At our 8th Annual Women’s Appreciation Day Reception, 2:30 PM, Sunday, March 5, 2017, at the Holiday Inn Downtown at Mercy Campus 1050 6th Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50314. DAWN’s List will recognize Democratic women from across the state for their work and dedication to progress.
Award with short description:
DAWN Barbara Boatwright Award, for a woman whose life work has advanced Democratic values or who has achieved a noteworthy accomplishment in her community or in the State, as a result of paid on non-paid work.
DAWN Elected State Official Award, for a public official who has proven to be a strong leader and advocate for women at the State level.
DAWN Elected Local Official Award, for a public official who has proven to be a strong leader and advocate for women at the local level, or a locally elected official or elected Democrat Party County Chair
DAWN Rising Star Award, for a woman under the age of 30, who has shown dedication to her community and to Democratic values.
Who is Eligible: DAWN Award nominees must be progressive, pro-choice Democratic women who currently reside in the State of Iowa and who have had a direct impact in Iowa. Unless specified, there are no age restrictions on nominees. Women currently serving on the DAWN’s List Steering Committee are not eligible.
How to nominate: To nominate an outstanding Democratic woman, 1) complete the nomination form (click on link below), 2) attach your letter of support, and 3) send the completed nomination to P.O. Box 814, Des Moines, IA 50304 or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org by the close of business on January 30, 2017.
When submitting your letter of support, please include a copy of the nomination form & your letter of support. Submissions may be any length. Please do not submit your nominee’s resume. Men are encouraged to nominate women and attend the March reception.
Award recipients and their nominators will be notified of their selection by email or telephone. Any other questions or concerns may be emailed to email@example.com
Award recipients will be recognized at the 8th Annual Women’s Appreciation Day Reception.