Past Winners: What They’re Saying

Mutual of America is pleased to know that the Community Partnership Award and documentary videos we produce serve as valuable tools in the respective missions of organizations nationwide to help educate and provide models of coordinated action for others to emulate.

2019: Survivor Advocate Program

Cast has been leading the charge to end human trafficking through cutting-edge partnerships that identify and empower survivors in new sectors. It is truly an honor to be recognized [with the Mutual of America Community Partnership Award] for our commitment to survivors and innovative teamwork.”

Kay Buck

CEO, Cast

2012: Operation Rebound

The Community Partnership Award … helped put a spotlight on the therapeutic value of adaptive sports and brought our message to the national stage.”

Nico Marcolongo

Operation Rebound Program Manager, Challenged Athletes Foundation

2011: College Possible

The Community Partnership Award came at a critical juncture for College Possible. The award helped elevate our national visibility. This, along with the stunning video that Mutual of America produced for us, has helped position us for transformational growth.”

Jim McCorkell

CEO and Founder,
College Possible

2010: Getting Out and Staying Out (GOSO)

The Community Partnership Award and the video Mutual of America produced on our behalf continue to build awareness … I presented at the White House’s Summit on Reentry Services, where I shared the GOSO model so that other organizations can help justice-involved young men change the trajectory of their lives.”

Mark Goldsmith

CEO and President, GOSO

2003: An Achievable Dream

When we won the Community Partnership Award, we had no idea how great an impact it would have on our entire community. Suddenly, we had received a national award for the work we were doing … It affirmed that An Achievable Dream was not only important to the children of Newport News, but could serve as a model for schools and communities all over the country.”

Walter Segaloff

Founder, An Achievable Dream, Inc.

2001: Zone-Based Advocacy

The Community Partnership Award video is still widely used to help people both within and outside the community understand the way the partnership works and the importance of domestic violence as a social and legal issue.”

Shirl Q. Regan

Executive Director, Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh

1999: Al Sigl Center Partnership

We were quietly and conscientiously going about our work when Mutual of America told us we were doing something of national significance that they wanted to showcase. That recognition changed our worldview. The award got us thinking: Are we capable of doing more?”

Daniel Meyers

Al Sigl Center for Rehabilitation

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