Nominations for Ambassador of Peace Awards due by March 18, 2011!

VPCOC solicits your nominations of outstanding individuals who are actively engaged in the prevention of violence in our Orange County community or who have made significant national or international contributions in violence prevention. These persons have the ability to mobilize the critical resources to address the pervasive nature of violence.

Nominees are evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Leadership through distinguishable service
  • Work as a policy leader, advocate, or peer leader
  • Commitment to the field of violence prevention
  • Impact of the violence prevention work

Award recipients will be honored at the annual VPCOC  Ambassador of Peace Awards luncheon on Friday, June 3, 2011. Each awardee will be introduced to the audience and given an opportunity to speak. Awardees also receive a crystal "Ambassador of Peace" statuette. Please plan to attend with your nominee.

To make request an invitation for the luncheon, please contact Christine Laehle at the Orange County Department of Education at (714) 327-1067.

Please click here to open the nomination form as an word document file. Submit the completed form  together with requested supporting via email information by Friday, March 18, 2011 to

Christine Laehle
Orange County Department of Education

Questions? Please contact Ms. Laehle at (714) 327-1067 or


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