July 26, 2021

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Open call for an award that recognizes the most outstanding young people on the Island


The ten outstanding young people of the world chosen will travel to Johannesburg, South Africa

Humberto L. Nieves Martínez, National President, Photo Provided

San Juan – The Junior Chamber International (JCI) reopened its annual call for nominees for the awards, Ten Most Outstanding Young People (TOYP), an award with which they hope to recognize the most outstanding achievements of youth Puerto Rican.

Humberto L. Nieves Martínez, National President of the Organization, commented that “these awards are a valuable recognition to all young active citizens who, day by day, contribute their knowledge, experiences and work to create more sustainable communities. Certainly, recognizing inspiring actions will encourage many more young people to be motivated and understand that a better world is possible. JCI through its mission is directed precisely to the development of young people to create positive changes ”.

JCI will award youth in the following categories: Business, Economic, or Entrepreneurial Achievement; Political, Legal or Government Affairs; Achievement or Academic Leadership; Cultural Achievements; Moral or Environmental Leadership; Contribution to Children, World Peace or Human Rights; Humanitarian or Voluntary Service; Scientific or Technological Development; Overcoming or Personal Achievements; and / or Medical Innovation.

“Nominations will be received until Friday, November 13, 2020. They will be evaluated by an expert panel of judges and the ten young people chosen will be honored in a virtual ceremony to be held at the end of November,” added Nieves Martínez.

These winners, in turn, will be nominated to compete globally alongside hundreds of outstanding young people from more than 115 countries.

The ten outstanding young people of the world chosen will travel to Johannesburg, South Africa, to attend the JCI World Congress in November 2021, where their achievements will be presented at an awards ceremony.

The JCI Puerto Rico TOYP 2020 Awards Nomination Form can be found online at the following website: https://premiostoyppr.com/.

JCI is a global community of young active citizens between the ages of 18 and 40 who are dedicated to creating positive change in themselves, their communities, and the world.

The entity has around 200,000 young active citizens in 115 countries around the world. For information you can visit the JCI Puerto Rico social networks.



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