Wednesday, 6 April 2011

2011-2012 Communication for Sustainable Social Change Award

The SBS Center ‘Communication for Sustainable Social Change’ (CSSC) at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst is inviting nominations of organizations or individuals for its prestigious 2011- 2012 Communication for Sustainable Social Change Award.

Inter-governmental organizations, non-governmental organizations, international, regional and national academic and professional communication associations, international media networks and communication and social change consortia can submit nominations of individuals or organizations making outstanding contributions to the theory and practice of Communication for Sustainable Social Change (CSSC).

CSSC Award objectives and selection criteria

The CSSC Award:
        Recognizes major theoretical innovation and knowledge generation in the field of communication for sustainable social change
        Acknowledges innovative and practical communication and social change projects that have contributed to sustainable development, and
        Appreciates the contributions made by individuals and organizations whose moral courage and extraordinary commitment to communication for sustainable social change expands the boundary of what is possible in this field.

The Award comprises an artwork and $500, and winners are selected by an independent jury consisting of senior academics, media and aid and development representatives.

The deadline to submit nominations is 1 May 2011. For more information, visit this link.

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