Blackpast.org Awards and Distinctions, 2009 to present

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BLACKPAST.ORG AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS, from 2009 to the present:


The following are various awards and distinctions given to BlackPast.org since its founding.

National Education Association’s Carter G. Woodson Memorial Award
Award Ceremony: July 2, 2015
Given by the NEA for activities in Black affairs that significantly impact education and the achievement of equal opportunity. http://bit.ly/1GVidTa

Washington State Jefferson Award, 2015
Award Ceremony: April 13, 2015
Given by Seattle CityClub to our founder, Dr. Quintard Taylor, for his work on BlackPast.org. Winners represent unsung heroes; those who are making a difference in their community, the nation, and the world, through their jobs, or volunteer service. http://bit.ly/1FGKZd1 

James and Janie Washington Foundation Award for Documentation, 2014
Date:
November 1, 2014
Given by the James and Janie Washington Foundation, http://bit.ly/1CYKJWD

MARS Best Free Websites of 2011
Date:
June 17, 2011
Given by MARS: Emerging Technologies in Reference, Reference and Users Services Association (RUSA) of the American Library Association (ALA), http://bit.ly/1Cqp7jL

Charles Payton Award for Heritage Advocacy, 2011
Date:
Awards Ceremony,  Seattle Museum of History and Industry, April 26, 2011
Given by the Association of King County Historical Organizations (AKCHO),
http://bit.ly/1NglOlX

Best of Reference: Hybrid Print and Electronic Resources, 2009
Date:
  Awards Ceremony, New York Public Library, May 7, 2009
Given by the New York Public Library Association Reference and Adult Services Section,
http://bit.ly/1CYKJWD