On Monday, May 16, President Obama announced that he is seeking public nominations once again, and your participation is requested.
The 2011 Citizens Medal will recognize
- Who have a demonstrated commitment to service in their own community or in communities farther from home
- Who have helped their country or their fellow citizens through one or more extraordinary acts
- Whose service relates to a long-term or persistent problem
- Whose service has had a sustained impact on others' lives and provided inspiration for others to serve
If you know of someone in your community that has shown exemplary service to their fellow citizens and meets the criteria for consideration, we encourage you to read more about the Citizens Medal and submit an application by the due date, May 30, 2011. All of the details are available at the above link.