We the Partnership

Listen to untold government stories

Each week leading up to the eighteenth annual Service to America Medals gala on October 16, we will share a new track featuring a 2019 finalist’s powerful story of service. Each of these outstanding honorees reflected on their federal journey in conversations facilitated by StoryCorps®, a nonprofit organization with a mission to “preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world.”

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A look back at past Sammies People’s Choice award winners

In 2015, the Partnership added a new award to the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals awards—the People’s Choice award, which allows the public to vote for its favorite Sammies finalists. With the deadline to vote for this year’s People’s Choice award approaching, take a look back at the four previous winners and their incredible accomplishments.

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