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Awards and Special Recognitions

I am humbled by God and grateful to have received official citations from the United States Senate and the Senate of Maryland.  In 2019, I was the first woman to receive the prestigious Malcom X Hero Award from the Caucus of African American Leaders, was nominated for the 2019 TWIN Award and selected as a Trailblazer in the area of eliminating racism and empowering women by the YWCA. For Kathy’s Sake/ C.A.S.T. were selected as the 2019 Business of The Year and in early 2020 I received the George Phelps Jr. Distinguished Citizen Award for my contributions to the citizens of AAC County, especially its youth, and from the County Executive I received the Michele Obama Citation from Her Story Award. In 2021 I received the prestigious Fannie Lou Hammer Award.  In 2022, the American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland presented me a Maryland General Assembly Official Citation signed by Senator Jill Carter that described me as having made invaluable contributions toward police reform and "tireless advocacy for improved public safety for all Marylanders". 

Dr. E. Faye Williams, President National Congress of Black Women

Stated "..She is actively involved in making our community better for all of us.  I have seen  her lead many efforts for humanity.  She is energetic and always rises to the challenges before her." 

Twin Trailblazer Award

The YWCA of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County announced 2019 Tribute to Women & Industry (TWIN) Award Honorees. "This signature event, the only awards event of its kind in the county and recognizes the exceptional vision, contributions, and accomplishments of women in both the workplace and community.."

. The YWCA has honored over 900 women since the program’s inception in 1985.

Maryland's Most Beautiful People Nomination

Appointed to the first Human Relations Commission for St. Mary's County and nominated  as one of Maryland's "Most Beautiful People"

The George H. Phelps Distinguished Service Award

Presented by Jacqueline Allsup Boone President the Anne Arundel County NAACP

Former president Stephen Tillett I stated "Marguerite Morris has also been a zealous advocate for the young people in Anne Arundel County... In Marguerite I have found a person who is a woman of her word, a woman of integrity and someone who always seeks to be well prepared."

The Malcom X Hero Award

I was honored to be the first woman to receive this distinguished award from the Caucus of African American Leaders

The 2021 Fannie Lou Hamer Award

“These women exemplify the leadership Ms. Hamer brought to the Civil Rights movement,” said Carl Snowden, chair of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Committee. “Their commitment to the Anne Arundel County community is humbling, and we thank them for their service. We are thrilled to take this evening to honor and celebrate this champion for economic and social justice, and the women she inspired.”

The Michelle Obama and Her Story Award Citations

Received multiple Executive Citations from Anne Arundel County, including the "Her-Story" Award.  This award along with the Michelle Obama Citation, are awarded by the Office of County Executive Steuart Pittman, in partnership with the Caucus of African American Leaders.  They honor women who have had tremendous impact in Anne Arundel County and who serve as role models "for women and advocates for poverty awareness, education, nutrition, health and wellness" .

What's being  said about the candidate

Morris has made "invaluable contributions toward police reform and "tireless advocacy for improved public safety for all Marylanders"

Taken from a congratulatory message on an Official Citation received from the Maryland General Assembly and awarded by the American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland

"Marguerite Morris is a remarkable leader who not only makes sound decisions, perseveres through the storms, but solves problems with grace and professionalism..." Jennifer Anyasi

from 15th Annual Day of Prayer at the White House

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