Outstanding Achievement Local Government 2007

About the Award

The Hampton Citizens' Unity Commission has been selected as one of the winners of an Outstanding Achievement in Local Government Innovation Award by The Innovations Groups (IG). The award was presented at the Transforming Local Government Conference in Bellevue, Washington on June 7.


The award is designed to recognize achievements in local government innovation. Selected programs must demonstrate a leap of creativity, commitment and support of bringing innovation to life, service delivery improvements, organizational improvement, and positive impact on the community or a successful approach to a public service delivery dilemma.


The Citizens' Unity Commission was selected for its accomplishments in ensuring that Hampton becomes and remains a healthy diverse community. Its successful programs and events include Hampton Diversity College, Youth Diversity Facilitation Team, Hampton Unity Celebration, Diversity Resource Center, Hampton Pledge, and more.

IG is an organization that provides programs and services to assist all areas of local government, from management to the front line service provider. It is guided by a board of local government managers from across the U.S.