The David Harrington Food Justice Award is dedicated to honoring a food justice champion in Prince George’s County. The award will be given to a person who has shown exceptional commitment to creating a healthier and more equitable food system. The award is named after the late David Harrington, a passionate advocate for food justice and founding member of the FEC whose legacy continues to inspire meaningful change in the county. As the first Black Mayor of Bladensburg, a former Prince George’s County Council member and Maryland State Senator, he had a long-standing history of public service. Throughout his career, David was recognized for his commitment to mentorship, advocacy, community engagement and compassionate leadership.
David Harrington was a well-respected figure in Prince George’s County, known for his dedication to public service and advocacy. His passion for food justice leads us to the creation of the David Harrington Food Justice Award, which seeks to honor individuals who are working to build a more equitable food system in the county. The award recognizes those who have shown exceptional commitment to improving access to healthy food and supporting local communities. David’s legacy continues to inspire people to take action and work towards a better future for all. The David Harrington Food Justice Award is a fitting tribute to his life’s work and a reminder of the importance of fighting for justice and equality in all aspects of our society.
Nominations opened on November 1st and are currently being accepted. The deadline for submissions is February 1, 2024. Don’t miss the chance to highlight the outstanding contributions of an individual making a significant difference in the world of food justice.
To submit your nomination, simply visit the following link: bit.ly/HarringtonFoodJustice