February 16, 2022 / Awards
Colle McVoy and client partner Little Free Library won Silver in the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion — Best Local Awareness Program category of the inaugural Anthem Awards. The awards program highlights and amplifies the most impactful, important and inspiring work that sparks global change.
The agency and nonprofit were awarded for Read in Color, an international initiative to amplify BIPOC and LGBTQ voices and foster understanding, empathy and inclusion by delivering diverse books to Little Free Library book-sharing boxes worldwide. The initiative also gained recognition in the 2021 Webby Awards, Silver Anvils and Minnesota Keystone Awards.
Nearly 2,500 entries from 36 countries worldwide were judged by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a diverse group of social impact leaders and experts who are working to rebuild our world. Winners will be celebrated at the first annual Anthem Voices virtual conference as well as at a star-studded virtual awards show on Monday, Feb. 28, 2022. Fans will be able to watch the virtual show on-demand featuring special moments and hallmark speeches from all the winners at anthemawards.com.
About the Anthem Awards
The Anthem Awards, the Webby Awards’ newest initiative, was developed to recognize the breadth of positive social work (online and offline) around the globe by honoring the organizations, brands and people creating long-lasting impact, including in diversity, equity and inclusion; education, art and culture; health; human and civil rights; humanitarian action and services; responsible technology; and sustainability, environment and climate. By amplifying the voices that spark global change, the Anthem Awards are defining a new benchmark for impactful work that inspires others to take action in their communities. Founded in partnership with the Ad Council, the Born This Way Foundation, Feeding America, GLAAD, Mozilla, the NAACP, the NRDC, the WWF and the XQ Institute.