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Spirit Awards 2020 Nominations Are Now Live!

The Spirit Awards 2020 nominations are now live! Nomination deadline is May 15th!

The Iowa Safe Schools Spirit Awards, introduced in 2009 and held annually in Des Moines, showcases the work of students, educators, individuals, organizations, and corporations who have made a significant impact on the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) youth.  The Spirit Awards raises funds to support life-saving work that empowers LGBTQ youth across the state.

Date, time, and location to be announced.

Now is your chance to nominate GSAs, QSOs, and educators that have shown a commitment to serving the LGBTQ community in Iowa through their service, advocacy, visibility, and more. To nominate, use the forms below!

The Lynn Reinicke Educator of the Year

Please fill out this form if you’d like to nominate an Educator of the Year for Iowa Safe Schools’ 2020 Spirit Awards! 

Queer Student Organization of the Year

Please fill out this form if you’d like to nominate a QSO of the Year for Iowa Safe Schools’ 2020 Spirit Awards!

GSA of the Year

Please fill out this form if you’d like to nominate a GSA of the Year for Iowa Safe Schools’ 2020 Spirit Awards!