VETERANS JUSTICE CATEGORY
The voting ballot for the 2020 Veterans Veterans Justice Award is now open. Voting for this category requires an AUSV membership. Voting will close on July 31, 2019 at 11:59pm. The winner will be announced on January 18, 2020 at the 5th Annual Veterans Awards.
This award shall be given to an organization, program or individual that has demonstrated impact in combating the unnecessary criminalization of mental illness and extended incarceration among veterans. The category can also include an organization, program or individual that has demonstrated impact in providing access for veterans to justice and the legal support they, their families, and their caregivers deserve. Nomination submissions for the Veterans Justice category are open to the public. After nominations are closed and AUSV members vote, the nominations are then narrowed down to the top three candidates. The members of the community will vote and will then choose a winner. The winner of Veterans Justice category will be announced the night of the Vettys®.