About the Award
The inaugural Carol Singletary Community Impact Award was given in 2022. This award recognizes an individual or group who has demonstrated a commitment to mobilizing their community to improve the lives of young people in South Carolina.
To qualify for the award, nominees must be a resident(s) of South Carolina and must be recognized and known for exhibiting characteristics exemplified by Carol Singletary: These include:
- A champion for all youth, especially those marginalized by racism and other forms of discrimination;
- An organizer who strives for cross-sector collaboration to address the social determinants of health that impact the well-being of youth, families, and communities;
- Devotion to teaching youth the importance of making a difference in their community through social action; AND
- Remain steadfast in the pursuit of justice and equality for all people through advocacy and empowerment of individuals and communities.
The Coalition for Family Enrichment in Marlboro County
From left: Ms. Jeretta Kinney, Carol Singletary, Dr. Gwen Dixon-Coe, Ms. Patricia Broughton, Ms. Linda Sanders.
Rev. Ellis White, Jr.
Edisto Fork United Methodist Church in Orangeburg County