SIM Capital Area Chapter selected to receive Year Up Community Partner Award
The Society for Information Management Capital Area Chapter has been selected by the National Capital Region Year Up organization to receive the 2012 Community Partner Award. SIM will be presented with the award at the Year Up National Capital Region Geek Gala 3.0 in National Harbor, Md., on Nov. 17.
The Community Partner Award is presented to SIM in recognition of their dedication and commitment to empowering young adults throughout the Capital Area. The award was established by Year Up in 2010 to recognize individuals and organizations for their dedicated efforts on behalf of their mission: Closing the opportunity divide for low-income young adults.
Year Up National Capital Region Executive Director Ronda Harris Thompson wrote, "SIM's dedication to young people — whether through its generous scholarship fund, hosting Year Up at the annual CIO conference, or investing in our young adults to create pipelines of talent in technical careers — is a testament to the potential you see in them and your commitment to Year Up's mission. We look forward to recognizing your exemplary service at the Geek Gala 3.0 this November."
To learn how your chapter can get involved in the Year Up program, visit their website at www.yearup.org.
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