The Unita Blackwell Community Leadership Award honors visionary leaders and philanthropists throughout the community doing extraordinary things to make Mississippi a better place for people to live and work. With the Community Leadership Award, we showcase individual excellence in leadership as demonstrated by outstanding initiative, impact of work and inspiration to others. We publicly affirm present achievements, seek to encourage further work on the part of the recipients and hope to motivate others to follow their lead in service to the community.
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We provide opportunities for people to become capable, ethical, and responsible citizens while developing a strong sense of community.