Streaming on YouTube Premiere on November 9, 2021 at 11:00 AM ET (4:00 PM GMT) and 11PM ET (4:00 AM GMT), our 2021 OIA Online Awards Celebration is an event you won’t want to miss.
Watch as we select the winners for each of our 7 categories, culminating with the prestigious .ORG of the Year announcement! Check back here for the most recent news and updates!
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.@HelloWorld_Org is committed to finding solutions to help overcome the twin injustices of lack of educational resources in remote and last-mile communities and the digital divide. Learn more about this 2022 #ORGImpactAwards finalist at http://www.orgimpactawards.org
JLUSA is honored to be recognized as a finalist in the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion category of the 2022 #ORGImpactAwards! @PIRegistry is recognizing mission-driven organizations from around the world that are having a meaningful impact. @OrgInAction http://ow.ly/Rj5V50KXj5w
The 2022 #ORGImpactAwards finalists for Quality Education for All are committed to providing education for everyone, without regard to race, gender, or financial status. Learn more about each finalist at http://www.orgimpactawards.org.
.@OutYouth serves Central Texas LGBTQIA+ youth and their allies with programs and services to ensure these promising young people develop into happy, healthy, and successful adults. We are excited to have them as a 2022 #ORGImpactAwards finalists! http://www.orgimpactawards.org
The 5 2022 #ORGImpactAwards finalists for Health and Healing are recognized for their work to provide health and wellness resources to their communities. Learn about their impact at http://www.orgimpactawards.org!
BUILDING BETTER COMMUNITIES
HEALTH AND HEALING IN A TIME OF PANDEMIC
CHAMPIONING DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION
OVERCOMING CLIMATE CHANGE
PROVIDING QUALITY EDUCATION FOR ALL
FIGHTING HUNGER AND POVERTY
KAYLA ABRAMOWITZ - KAYLA CARES 4 KIDS
Kayla began Kayla Cares 4 Kids by collecting entertainment and educational items to donate to children’s hospitals to help children facing chronic illness feel better. With tens of thousands of items collected and donated to date, Kayla is working as hard as ever to “Help Sick Kids Feel Better One Smile At A Time!”
ESTHER EJIROGHENE AJARI - THE TRIHEALTHON
At 16, Esther got involved in community development and became a serial volunteer having worked with 25 national and international organizations. Esther soon discovered that she could do more to help people and founded The TriHealthon, where she works to achieve health equity in Africa sustainably.
DIANA CHAO - LETTERS TO STRANGERS
As a high school sophomore, Diana founded Letters to Strangers, an organization seeking to destigmatize mental illness and increase access to affordable, quality treatment for youth aged 13 to 24. Letters to Strangers is now a global youth-for-youth mental health non-profit impacting over 35,000 people on six continents.
MATINE KHALIGHI - EEQUAL
Matine, 19, is the Founder & Executive Director of the for-youth by-youth non-profit organization EEqual, which works to overcome homelessness through education. During his years in the social impact sector, Matine’s work has impacted over 10,000 individuals and has helped recruit hundreds of teenagers across the United States to be involved in his organization.
SHREYA MANTHA - FOUNDATION FOR GIRLS
Nine years ago, Shreya and her sister Sahana were volunteering at a local non-profit as tutors for human trafficking survivors trying to obtain their GEDs. Through this work, they were inspired to establish the Foundation for Girls (FFG), which focuses on economically empowering women and includes programs for young mothers, domestic violence victims, foster care recipients, and women who are experiencing homelessness.