11th Annual Phyllis Richards Icon for Youth Awards Ceremony
The Phyllis Richards Icon for Youth Awards recognizes efforts made to improve outcomes for children and families. Join us as we celebrate many distinguished community leaders and organizations who carry on Dr. Richard's legacy to advance mental health outcomes for children.
We will give out the following awards:
Community Activist Award is for an individual who is dedicated to positive outcomes for children and teens through volunteerism and/or philanthropy
Professional Excellence Award is for an individual who is dedicated to positive outcomes for children and teens by exemplifying excellence in their profession.
Corporate Partner of the Year Award recognizes the work of a corporate or business that has demonstrated exceptional support and investment for increasing access to mental health programs for children and families in Texas.
Volunteer of the Year Award recognizes an individual or group who has volunteered their time, skills, and passion to advance the mission of ACGC.
Partner of the Year Award recognizes an individual, organization, or community partner who has gone above and beyond to advance the mission and values of ACGC.
RSVP by May 14th. Food and drinks are included with tickets. Building tours are available following the program.
History of the Award
This event honors the work of Dr. Phyllis Richards who has over 60 years of dedicated service in child development and shaping service delivery to children. Her commitment to ensuring that all children have access to quality early childhood education and mental health services has created long-term impacts for thousands of children. She was influential in helping ACGC become the first site in Central Texas to provide mental health services to children who were victims of sexual abuse.