Skip to main content

Boreal Community Media

Cook County Violence Prevention Center accepting nominations for the Joan Drury Award

Jan 22, 2024 10:45AM ● By Content Editor
Image: VPC 

From the Violence Prevention Center - January 22, 2024

The JOAN DRURY AWARD is named after an extraordinary community member and a Violence Prevention Center co-founder, Joan Drury, who dedicated her life to feminism, justice, advocacy, and equity for women, girls, and LGBTQ2IA+ individuals. Joan Drury was a longtime volunteer at the Violence Prevention Center and was someone who truly lived the mission and vision of the Violence Prevention Center throughout her entire life.

This award recognizes one individual & one local business/organization that works toward fostering gender equity through one or more of the following:
  • Volunteerism
  • Community Commitment
  • Personal Awareness
  • Promotes Education, Awareness, and Outreach
  • Philanthropy

The award will be presented by the Violence Prevention Center at our May 19th Film Fundraiser Event.

Help us honor Joan’s legacy and uplift those who continue the work of fostering gender equity in our community by submitting a nomination today! 

The deadline for nominations is March 31st, 2024

Boreal Ship Spotter - larger view here