Taller San Jose - Awards and Recognition

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Through the years, Taller San Jose and its leadership have received the following awards and recognition.

TALLER SAN JOSE

 

 2011  First Place, Home Builders Council's Design & Build Competition (Read article)

 

 

 
 2008 Taller San Jose won international recognition by receiving one of three Changemakers Awards. This competition, sponsored by Ashoka, identifies the most innovative approaches to helping a generation of young people around the world fulfill their potential and become healthy, successful adults. (Read article)

 

 

   
 2008 Neighborhood Builders Award, Bank of America

 

 

   
 2008 Second Place, Home Builders Council's Design & Build Competition

 

 

   
 2007

Strategic Partner Award, Citi

 

 

 

   
 2005

Education Construction Award, State of California by the Associated General Contractors

 

 

 

   
 2007

Spirit of Giving Award, Ameriquest

 

 

 

   
 2004

Ruby Slippers Award, Building Industry Association of Orange County

 

 

 

   
 2002

Taller San Jose was identified by the Pew Partnerships as one of 19 Solutions for America - programs that address critical issues in society in a creative and effective manner

 

 

 

   
 2002

Promising Practice Award, Center for Religion and Civic Culture at the University of Southern California

 

 

 

   
 2002

Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez

 

 

SHAWNA SMITH

 

  2012

40 Under 40, OC Metro Magazine

   

 

 

  2011 Woman of Influence Award, Senator Lou Correa
   

 

 

   2005

Marano Fellow, Aspen Institute

 

 

   
   2003

Cardinal Bernadin New Leadership Award Finalist, The Catholic Campaign for Human Development

 

 

SISTER EILEEN MCNERNEY

 

  2011 Elected Assistant General Superior of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange
 

 

 

 
  2010 Ambassador of Peace Award, Violence Commission of Orange County
   

 

 

   2009

Women in Business Award, Orange County Business Journal

 

 

   
   2008

Women Making a Mark in Orange County, Orange County United Way

 

 

 

 
  2008 Legacy of a Lifetime Award, Orange County Community Foundation
 

 

 

 
  2007 Community Service Award, National Hispanic Businesswomen of Orange County
 

 

 

 
  2007 Purpose Prize Fellow, Civic Ventures
 

 

 

 
  2006 James Irvine Leadership Award, State of California
 

 

 

 
  2005 Community Service Award, National Hispanic Businesswomen of Orange County
 

 

 

 
  2005 Hearts on Fire Award, Loyola Institute for Spirituality
 

 

 

 
  2005 Author, A Story of Suffering and Hope, Paulist Press
 

 

 

 
  2004 Hispanic Influentials Award: Community Service, Orange County United Way
 

 

 

 
  2003 Outstanding Founder Award, Association of Fundraising Professionals
 

 

 

 
  2002 Representative of the City of Santa Ana, Roundtable with President George W. Bush
 

 

 

 
  2000 State of California, Woman of the Year, 69th Assembly District
 

 

 

 
  1998 State of California, Woman of the Year, 72nd Assembly District