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Wyoming Joint Symposium on Children and Youth

Compassion in Action: Boots on the Ground Award


About the Awards

This is the seventh year for the Wyoming Joint Symposium on Children and Youth (WYOJSCY) recognizing and awarding outstanding individuals for their service to child victims.  These awards honor and highlight individuals who go above and beyond in responding to crimes against children and helping children and families heal.  The WYOJSCY and this award strive to prevent child abuse and neglect, strengthen families, and end crimes against children.  These awards will be presented at the WYOJSCY which will be held in June 2024.




This award honors individuals in Wyoming for their extraordinary and selfless efforts resulting in positive and lasting changes in the lives of crime victims. This award is given to an individual who works in the law enforcement, health care, government, advocacy group, or a non-profit organization that serves child victims.



Submission Guidelines

Recognizing that we are humble in our efforts to serve victims of crime, it is important to identify and celebrate those remarkable individuals who strive towards excellence in this unique field. Anyone can complete and submit nominations, which will be reviewed the WYOJSCY Committee. Each Nomination Form must be accompanied by a nomination letter. The nomination letter should include the nominee’s accomplishments and examples of what the nominee has achieved, as well as how the nominee demonstrates excellence in this field. The nomination letter should not exceed two (2) pages in length. All submissions must submitted to by March 31, 2024.


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