Awards & Recognition

2015

2014

2013

2012

  • Hyde Square Task Force is recognized as “Best Nonprofit Agency” in annual Best of JP Awards by JP Gazette.

2011

2010

2009

  • Executive Director, Claudio Martinez, is the recipient of the “Humanitarian Award” from the Boston Center for Community and Justice (BCCJ).
  • Executive Director, Claudio Martinez, is awarded the “Urban Empowerment Award” by Year Up.
  • Hyde Square Task Force’s Board President Nelson Arroyo is named 2009 “Neighborhood Fellow” by The Philanthropic Initiative.
  • At the annual MassVOTE’s 2009 Civies Awards, Hyde Square Task Force receives the “Super Civie” in recognition of the organization’s overall achievement in civically engaging and serving youth in Boston. Oscar Brazoban, a Youth Community Organizer, and Jesús Gerena, Deputy Director, are both honored with individual awards for their outstanding work in the field.

2008

2007

2006

  • Hyde Square Task Force is recognized as “Best Nonprofit Agency” in annual Best of JP Awards by JP Gazette.

2001-2005

2000 and earlier

  • Youth Community Organizers (YCOs) win “2000 Progressive Leadership Award” from the Commonwealth Coalition.
  • Hyde Square Task Force receives the City Excellence Award (1999) in the category “Innovations in Education” from the Boston Management Consortium. Superintendent of Boston Public Schools Payzant states: “This inspiring collaboration has brought together every party with a stake in the community’s well-being. This is a leadership model that we would like to see repeated throughout Boston.”