The 9th Annual NEN Awards were a huge success!

The NEN Awards are San Francisco’s way of honoring and celebrating the work of residents and organizations who make our city an amazing place to live.

The 2017 NEN Awards honored San Francisco community leaders, organizations, and groups who demonstrated their dedication to making neighborhoods safer, cleaner, greener, and healthier places to live, work, and raise a family. Fourteen winners were recognized for their outstanding work. City Administrator Naomi Kelly,¬†General Manager of the SF Public Utilities Commission Harlan L. Kelly Jr., Supervisor¬†Katy Tang, Director of the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services Derick Brown, and Senator Scott Wiener attended and gave remarks honoring the award recipients.


This Year’s NEN Award

Categories and Winners are:

Outstanding Neighborhood Watch Group:

Newton-Morse-Curtis Neighborhood Watch

Exemplary NERT Leadership:

Anietie Ekanem

Exemplary ALERT Leadership:

Ken Craig

Most Empowering City Employee of the Year:

Victoria Weatherford

Youth Neighborhood Leadership:

Erick Lopez

Most Inspiring Public Works Volunteer:

Karla Jones

Comeback Neighborhood of the Year:

The Outer Sunset

Best Community Challenge Grant Project:

Kenny Alley Stairs Project

Best Merchant Association/Community Benefit District:

Castro / Upper Market Community Benefit District

Outstanding Park Volunteer Group:

Friends of Franklin Square Park

NEN Lifetime Achievement:

Mary C. Harris

NEN Hall of Fame:

Espanola Jackson

Extraordinary Neighborhood Block Party:

Quesada Neighborfest 2016

Special Thank You to Our NEN Award Partners