The Neighborhood Empowerment Awards Ceremony to include Tenderloin as "Comeback Neighborhood"


When: Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 (6 - 8:30pm)

Where: City Hall's Rotunda (1 Dr. Carton B Goodlett Pl)  

On Wednesday, Feb. 6 the 11TH Annual NEN Awards & Reception takes place at City Hall. The NEN Awards are San Francisco’s way of honoring and celebrating the work of residents and organizations that make our city an amazing place to live, work and visit. We’re also excited to see the Tenderloin, awarded “Comeback Neighborhood of the Year.”

RSVP to attend this free event.


This year’s NEN Award Winners are:

Outstanding Neighborhood Watch Group: 1700 Quesada- Maxine Kraemer

Exemplary NERT Leadership: Joanie Van Rijn

Exemplary ALERT Leadership: David Flynn

Most Empowering City Employee of the Year: Captain Jack Hart

Youth Neighborhood Leadership: Jiayi Wang

Most Inspiring Public Works Volunteers: Phoebe Douglass and Geoff Potter 

Comeback Neighborhood of the Year: Tenderloin

Best Community Challenge Grant Project: Urban Sprouts, Sunnydale Gardens Resource Center

Best Merchant Association/Community Benefit District: Calle 24

Outstanding Park Volunteer Group: Literacy for Environmental Justice

NEN Lifetime Achievement: Peter, Simon and Tony Tannous

NEN Hall of Fame: Louis Joseph (Joe) Boss

Extraordinary Neighborhood Block Party: Ten Together- Upper Noe Block Party