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Commitment to Community Award

"Commitment to Community" Alumni Award 

Awarded at the Alumni Winter Social, alumni are recognized for their leadership and dedication to their school community and neighborhood. High school administrators and community members nominate honorees every fall.

2019 Award Winners: 

Leslie J. (Class of 2025)

Ellmi G. (Class of 2026)

James G. (Class of 2027)

2018 Award Winners:

Dillan W. (Class of 2025)


Meylin T. (Class of 2026)



All Equitas alumni are eligible for this award, but to be considered they must be nominated by a teacher, counselor, or mentor at their school or a member of the community. Nominations for the 2020 award will be accepted in November.

Alumni are nominated by their current high schools and selected by current Equitas Academy staff using the following criteria:

  • Culminated from the 8th grade at Equitas Academy
  • Has engaged in civic engagement, community service, or social justice efforts in their community or school
  • Seen as leader and role model in their school community
  • Nominations of scholars whose efforts have directly impacted the Pico-Union community especially encouraged

For more information or questions, please email alumni@equitasacademy.org