Circle of Change Knoxville

Call for Nominations/Save the Date:  East Tennessee

Circle of Change Awards

Nominations Due February 10, 2018

Awards ceremony/dinner:  April 14, 2018


Seeking nominations for:

(Honorees must be able to be present)

  • Champion of Change: A leader in our community who has championed an initiative or campaign whose goal is to change conditions that create injustice.
  • Institution/Business for Change*: A business or institution that has implemented an initiative that demonstrates socially conscious business practices in its dealings with the community.  *CS Member Groups ae not eligible for the Institution for Change Award
  • Campaign for Change: A recent campaign that worked in pursuit of social change, included grassroots support and had a significant impact on a constituency or the community at large.
  • Seed of Change:  A person under age 25 who has shown leadership, vision and courage in addressing injustice.
  • Gardener of Change:  An educator who teaches students to think critically about issues of injustice (locally, nationally or internationally) and encourages them to take action.
  • Artist of Change: An artist or group (not limited to the visual arts) who uses their art to create social change or demonstrates a connection between their art and social change.

Send nominations (by Feb 10) to Include name, award being nominated for and why they deserve this award.  You may also fill out a more detailed form online at: