The 2019 Spirit Awards honor public officials, civic leaders and journalists who make positive impacts in New Mexico! Nominate a leader who is advancing a stronger New Mexico. Nominees should address serious problems, attempting progress or education on major issues. All awardees put good policy or fair coverage above partisan politics.
- Spirit of Bipartisanship Awards honors public officials who put good policy above partisan politics.
- Spirit of Civic Leadership Awards honors community and business leaders who make a difference through effective collaboration across party or stakeholder lines.
- Spirit of Journalistic Excellence Awards honors media professionals who advance fair in-depth coverage of policy issues.
- Lifetime Achievement Award honors people in any category who have advanced sound, collaborative practices throughout their careers.
Nomination deadline: April 1, 2019
Awardees will be announced at the First Forum Lecture Series event in June 2019.