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The Congressional Award recognizes initiative, service, and achievement in America’s youth.

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WE ARE CONGRESS’ AWARD FOR YOUTH

United States Congress’ only non-profit and highest honor for youth civilians.

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By The Numbers

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Whether addressing a community need, growing personally, tackling a physical challenge, or embarking on a great adventure – our youth rise to the occasion.
To put it simply, Congressional Award participants are difference makers.

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3,797

Awards Earned This Year

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84,103

STEM Hours

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1.3M

Service Hours

Upcoming Events

October 2022
Oct 07
07 October 2022
2022 Florida's 18th Congressional District Ceremony
Indian River State College Chastain Campus, 2400 SE Salerno Rd
Stuart, FL 34997 United States

Participants from Florida's 18th Congressional District that have earned The Congressional Award Bronze, Silver, or Gold Medal since the last in-person ceremony in 2021 will have the opportunity to attend …

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Oct 24
24 October 2022
2022 Golf Classic
TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm, 10000 Oaklyn Dr.
Potomac, MD, 20854 United States

The Golf Classic brings together current and former Members of Congress, Chiefs of Staff, corporate partners, and prominent guests like professional athletes and business and civic leaders to raise vital …

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