Nominations for the Youth Abolitionist of the Year Award may be submitted at any time by sending an email to hooman(at)texasabolition.org describing in 500 worlds or less why this person merits the Youth Abolitionist of the Year Award. The deadline to submit nominations is March 1, 2009. Finalists might be asked to submit further supporting documents (letters of recommendation, articles by or about the candidate, etc.) Anyone may nominate a candidate, including members of the general public.
The winner will be announced at the 2009 Anti-Death Penalty Alternative Spring Break in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, March 16-20, 2009.