It’s that time of the year again. Do you know someone who is making the world a better place? That person could be featured in the Elevate section of EBONY’s May 2014 issue, in which ordinary people who are doing extraordinary things in their community will be highlighted. The person could be someone you know, or it could even be you! Nominees should be individuals who are actively out in the trenches, giving of their time and assistance to those in their communities.

– To submit a candidate, please explain in 100 words or less what makes this person a standout in his/her community. Also include the following:

– Nominee’s name, phone number, mailing and e-mail address

– Length of time person has done said work

– Impetus behind his/her service

– City/state in which the person performs it and how often (monthly, days or hours per week, etc):

– Nominator’s name, phone number, mailing and e-mail address:

Deadline for submissions: Friday, January 24, 2014

Submit to:  [email protected]