Awards

WakeUP Wake County and its leadership continues to be recognized for its work in our community.

APA Citizen Planner Distinguished Leadership Award

April 2015 Tar Heel of the Week – Karen Rindge, Executive Director

2012 Leadership Triangle Goodmon Fellow  –  Karen Rindge, Executive Director

2011 Citizen Award of the Independent Weekly – awarded to the Great Schools in Wake Coalition

2011 Academy of Women of the YWCA of the Triangle  –  awarded to Yevonne Brannon, WakeUP’s Chair of the Board of Directors

2010 Woman of the Year of the Women’s Transportation Seminar’s NC Triangle Chapter  –  awarded to Karen Rindge, WakeUP’s Executive Director

2010 Defender of Justice Award of the North Carolina Justice Center –  awarded to the Great Schools in Wake Coalition of WakeUP Wake County

2010 Distinguished Leadership Award for Citizen Planner of the American Planning Association’s N.C. Chapter  –  awarded to Karen Rindge, WakeUP’s Executive Director

2009 Community Organizer Award of the Women’s Transportation Seminar’s NC Triangle Chapter  –  awarded to WakeUP Wake County

2008 Citizen Award of the Independent Weekly  –  awarded to Karen Rindge, WakeUP’s Executive Director