2017 Innovation and Excellence Awards


“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”

– Margaret Mead

The National Alliance to End Homelessness is pleased to introduce the Innovation & Excellence Awards, to honor outstanding leaders who are creating better and more effective programs and systems to end homelessness in their community. These awards recognize organizations that are developing new best practices or exploring new approaches to serving their homelessness population, and those which run programs of the highest quality, to create real results in the effort to end homelessness in their community.

We are honored to announce the 2017 Innovation and Excellence award winners:

Category of Innovation

Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative; Los Angeles County, CA

Category of Excellence

Central City Concern; Portland, OR
Oxford Street Shelter; Portland, ME

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