NCBON Community Reception

Join us for NCBON's 18th Annual Community Reception

NCBON is holding its 18th Annual Celebration of Community and Culture again in collaboration with our National and local Atlanta area partners. NCBON in collaboration with the Morehouse School of  Medicine is excited to celebrate its 18th Annual Unsung Hero’s Reception honoring and showcasing those who are doing great work in the community. We want to mark this milestone by lifting up the many individuals who have made change possible in our community. This National Award was established in 2004 by the American Public Health Caucus and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation Scholars. We want to honor our legacy by honoring. Submit your Unsung Hero Nomination HERE


Past Reception Co–Hosts and Honorees:

2020 San Francisco, California
Co–Host: Urban Services YMCA San Francisco Community Action Agency
Honorees: Bayview Center for Arts and Technology (BAYCAT); Columbia Park Boys & Girls Club; East Bay Innovations; HOMEY; Josie’s Place; Josie’s Place; Youth Food Project; Community Music Center

2010 Denver, Colorado
Co–Host: Center for African American Health
Honorees: Taking Neighborhood Health to Heart and the Center for African American Health

2009 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Co–Host: The Health Annex
Honorees: Congreso de Latinos Unidos; Institute for the Development of African American Youth, Inc.; Southeast Asian Mutual Assistance Association Coalition, Inc.; ACANA; Total Commitment; SWAC; ACHIEVEability; Healthy Start; Health Promotion Council; Spectrum Health Services; Ase Academy; Health Annex; PARCC; and The National Nursing Centers Consortium

2008 San Diego, CA
Co–Host: Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation
Honorees: The Market Creek Community (Coalition of Neighborhood Councils; Pazzaz Inc; Neighborhood Unity Foundation; Family Health Centers of San Diego; Elementary Institute of Science); San Diego PRC Community Engagement Committee (Casa Familiar/Villa Nueva Apartments Social Services Agency; Council member Ben Hueso’s Office; San Diego County Department of Health and Human Services; Southern Division San Ysidro Health Center/ Familias Sanas y Activas Promotora; San Ysidro School District; City of Chula Vista, Department of Recreation; MAAC Project)

2007 Washington, DC
Co–Host: Developing Families Center
Honorees: The Family Health and Birth Center; the Healthy Babies Project; the United Planning Organization; Trinidad Concerned Citizens for Reform

2006 Boston, MA
Co–Host: Center for Community Health Education Research and Service (CCHERS)
Honorees: Boston Black Women’s Health Initiative; Close to Home; Committee for Boston Public Housing; Critical MASS