"Courage is a quality that, when tended to, increases — not only for the person who is courageous, but for those around them. Courageous acts are like snowballs rolling down a hill, gathering steam, first one, then a hundred, then a thousand acts of courage, coming together like a symphony orchestra.” — State Sen. Pramila Jayapal
One of the many things I love about the Crosscut Courage Awards is that we don’t just have the opportunity to honor the bold leaders who have taken risks to improve our region in the last year, but we also receive a challenge to be courageous ourselves. To go against the grain. To innovate and inspire.
We rely on you (our readers) to help us identify the acts of courage — whether done in front of thousands or without a single witness — that will inspire the snowball effect that Pramila describes. And today’s the last day for you to do it!
Nominations for the 2015 Crosscut Courage Awards end tonight at midnight.
Please take a minute to fill out this quick nomination form, for nominees in the categories of public service, culture, business, and lifetime achievement.