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Delancey Street Awards

Mimi Silbert Awards

 

DELANCEY STREET AWARDS

Government

Certificate of Appreciation, San Francisco Department of Children, Youth and Their Families, 2006

Certificate of Recognition, New York Department of Corrections, Women’s Facilities

Certificate of Appreciation, United States Department of Rehabilitation, Employment, Independence & Equality, 2004

United States Senate Proclamation as the nation’s leading self-help rehabilitation center.
Senator Dianne Feinstein, 2002

Los Angeles Mayoral Commendation, California
Mayor James K. Hahn, 2002

California State Legislature, Resolution of Commendation, for providing the best and most successful rehabilitation program in the world.
Majority Leader Kevin Shelley, 2002

State of Delaware House of Representatives Resolution of Commendation
2002

City and County of San Francisco, Proclamation of Delancey Street Foundation Day
Mayor Willie Lewis Brown, Jr., March 28, 2002

City and County of San Francisco, Board of Supervisors Commendation
Supervisor Mark Leno, 2002

California State Governor’s Proclamation of Delancey Street Day
Governor Gray Davis, March 22, 2002

United States Congressional Record, Vol. 148, No. 34, Senate
Senator Barbara Boxer, 2002

California Senate Resolution of Commendation
President Pro Tempore John L. Burton, 2002

City of Los Angeles, Certificate of Appreciation

2002

Certificate of Commendation

Senator Dianne Feinstein, 2001

United States House of Representatives Proclamation
Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, 2001

California State Assembly, Certificate of Recognition of pioneering leadership in field of education and self-sustenance for the communities of former substance abusers, ex-convicts and homeless persons.
2001

City and County of San Francisco, Proclamations, Mimi Silbert Day and Delancey Street Foundation Day
Mayor Willie Lewis Brown, Jr., September 6, 2001

County of Solano, CA., Plaque of Honor for 30 years of service
2001

New York State Legislature Certificate of Commendation for 20 years of pioneering service.
2000

Certificate of Appreciation presented to San Francisco Juvenile Justice Community Assessment and Referral Center in recognition of your outstanding accomplishments.
Senator Barbara Boxer, 1998

White House Communications Agency, Certificate of Appreciation
Vice President Al Gore, 1997

California Legislature Assembly, Certificate of Recognition for charter granted to Delancey Street as a satellite college campus of Golden Gate University.
Assemblyman John L. Burton, 1996

City and County of San Francisco, Board of Supervisors, Resolution of Commendation to Delancey Street Foundation and Golden Gate University on this national “first” and welcomes the students of the Class of the Millennium.
President San Francisco Board of Supervisors, 1996

California State Legislature Certificate of Recognition
Assemblyman Richard Polanco, 1994

California Department of Corrections, Office of Substance Abuse Programs, Appreciation Award
1993

Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Certificate of Recognition
Supervisor Yvonne Brathwaite-Burke,1993

City of Los Angeles Certificate of Recognition
Mayor Tom Bradley, 1993

Los Angeles City Council Certificate of Appreciation
Councilman Michael Woo, 1993

State of California Resolution of Commendation
Lieutenant Governor Leo McCarthy, 1993

Appreciation Plaque, Prisons Department, Singapore, Correctional Study Tour
Director Poh Geok Ek, 1992

Oakland, California Mayoral Certificate of Appreciation for exemplary service during the East Bay Hills fire
Mayor Elihu M. Harris, 1992

City and County of San Francisco, Board of Supervisors, Certificate of Honor
1992

United States Congressional Record, Senate, Vol. 138, No 42
1992

United States Congressional Record, Vol. 138, No. 40
Congressman Mel Levine, 1992

California State Senate, Certificate of Recognition
Senator Milton Marks, 1991

United States Congressional Record Commendation
In recognition of the miracle on the Embarcadero and the miracle is called the Delancey Street Foundation, an innovative drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility that is literally saving lives by instilling hope in the hearts of society’s castaways.
Congressman Tom Lantos, 1991

United States House of Representatives Commendation
1990

Architect of the Capitol, Flag flown for Delancey Street, September 3, 1990

State of California Proclamation of Delancey Street Day
Lieutenant Governor Leo McCarthy, July 26,1990

City and County of San Francisco, Street Naming Proclamation, changing the name of First Street (between Bryant and Townsend) to Delancey Street, 1990

City and County of San Francisco, Proclamation of Delancey Street Foundation Day, on the dedication of the Embarcadero Triangle facility in San Francisco.
Mayor Art Agnos, July 26, 1990

Office of the Governor, State of California Commendation
Governor George Deukmejian, 1990

California Legislature Assembly Resolution of the unparalleled triumphs of Delancey Street
Assemblyman John L. Burton, 1990

United States Congressional Record, Vol. 136, No. 39
Congressman Mel Levine, 1990

Office of the Mayor, San Francisco, Resolution of Appreciation for earthquake recovery efforts.
Mayor Art Agnos, 1989

Governor, State of New Mexico, Proclamation, Delancey Street Foundation Day
May 15, 1988 as “Delancey Street Day” in New Mexico.
Governor Garrey Carruthers

New Mexico Legislature, Resolution of Appreciation
1988

President Ronald Regan, Child Safety Partnership Award
1987

Office of the Mayor, San Francisco, Proclamation of Commendation for public service
Mayor Dianne Feinstein, 1987

City of Santa Monica, Delancey Street Foundation Day
Mayor Pro Tempore Dolores M. Press, September 23, 1984

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Community

U.S. Commerce Association, Best of Greensboro, Movers Category

2011

Putnam Cap's Local Hero Award, Brewster, New York

2009

San Francisco Bay Guardian, Best of the Bay for best rehab track record

2008

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Award for uplifting human values

Los Angeles, 2007

Hearst Journalism Awards Program, First Place, Interview with members of Delancey Street, Halle Stockton
2007

American Red Cross Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Services
2006

New Mexico Youth Against Drugs Appreciation Award
2006


North Carolina residents accepting "Book of Golden Deeds" award.

University of New Mexico at Los Alamos Appreciation Award
2006

“Book Of Golden Deeds” Award, Greensboro Exchange Club
2006

Certificate of Appreciation, City of Los Angeles

2002

Certificate of Recognition, Greensboro Beautiful, Inc.
2002

Key to City, Brewster, New York
2001

Commendation for Community Service and Support, Southeast Museum, Brewster, New York
1999

Los Angeles County Probation Department, Certificate of Appreciation
1998

National Council on Crime and Delinquency, The PASS Award
Barry Krisberg, Ph.D, President, 1996

W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Award for Self-Help
1996

Eureka Mentor Award
In recognition of exemplary services to children and families.
Eureka Communities, 1996

Certificate of Appreciation, Coalition for a Better Brewster, Brewster, New York
1993

Certificate of Merit, Brewster Chamber of Commerce, New York
1993

San Francisco Beautiful, Citation of Excellence
1991

Certificate of Appreciation, Putnam County Volunteer Fireman’s Association
1991

Outstanding Contribution to Human Rights in San Francisco Award, Friends of Human Rights Commission
1990

Community Citation, Landmarks Preservation Society, Restoration of Seth B. Howes Estate
1984

San Francisco Police Activities League, Certificate of Appreciation
1980

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Delancey Construction of Embarcadero Triangle/San Francisco Headquarters Facility

American Institute of Architects, San Francisco Chapter, Award of Honor for Design Excellence, Project: Delancey Street Foundation Headquarters, San Francisco, CA, Owner: Mimi Silbert, Delancey Street Foundation, Architect: Backen Arrigoni & Ross, Inc.
1993

Urban Land Institute Award for Excellence
Testifies to what can be accomplished when the disadvantaged of society are afforded opportunity.
1992

Pacific Coast Builders Gold Nugget Award, Best Mixed Use Project
1991

Sun/Coast Architect/Builder Magazine, Award of Merit, Inspirations Best in the West, in recognition of excellence and value.
1991

California Council, The American Institute of Architects, Urban Design Award
Conferred upon Howard J. Backen, AIA for excellence in design of Delancey Street Building.
November 1991

1991 Beautification Award, San Francisco
Delancey Street Foundation Parks Project
1991

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International

United Kingdom Prime Minister, Tony Blair and British Counsel, Certificate of Appreciation
2006

Counsel General of Switzerland, Certificate of Appreciation for training teachers from University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland, 2006

Department of Corrective Services, Queensland Australia, Certificate of Appreciation, 2005

International Diplomacy Council, Lagos, Nigeria, Certificate of Commendation for increasing international understanding between foreign leaders and members of the Bay Area community, 2004

Nagano, Japan Prefecture Assemblywomen, Appreciation Award
2004

The Society for the Rehabilitation of Offenders, Hong Kong, Certificate of Commendation
Helping Others Help Themselves Award
2001

Special Recognition Award, Nicaraguan Consulate
For assistance given during collection of donations for Hurricane Mitch victims.
1999

National Center for Mental Health, Mandaluyong City, Philippines, Certificate of Appreciation, 1997

Nieuw Vosseveld Vught, Netherlands, Certificate of Appreciation
General Director P.F.J. Koehorst, 1997

National Council Against Drug Abuse, Appreciation Award for valuable contribution towards a drug free Singapore, 1996

Mouvement Francais pour la Qualite, Region Ouest
Delancey Street Foundation
1996

Downie Stewart Foundation, Moana House, New Zealand, Appreciation Award
1994

Canadian Parliament, House of Commons, Certificate of Commendation
1992

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Sports

Santa Fe Parks and Recreation Department, Softball Open D Division Champions
Summer 2006

San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, Softball Open DD Division Champions
Summer 2004

San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, Softball Women DD Division Champions
Summer 2002

Glendale Parks and Recreation, Men’s Slow Pitch Softball Champions
2001

San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, Team Champions Softball Women DD
Summer 1999

Los Angeles Municipal Sports, Softball Champions
1996

San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, Slowpitch Open B Champions
Summer 1995

San Francisco Recreation and Park, Softball Open CC Champions
Spring 1995

San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, Women Slowpitch D Champions
Summer 1992

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MIMI SILBERT AWARDS
Academic


Mimi Silbert accepting Honorary Doctorate from Brandeis University President Jehuda Reinharz.

California Institute of Integral Studies, Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy (Honoris Causa)

2008

Brandeis University, Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters (Honoris Causa)
2006

Pine Manor College, Award for Inclusive Leadership and Social Responsibilities
2004

Gleitsman Foundation, Citizen Activist Award, Kennedy School, Harvard University
2002

University of California at San Francisco, UCSF Medal
2001

California College of Arts & Crafts, Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts, (Honoris Causa)
1999

City College of San Francisco, Amicus Collegii Award
1998

Golden Gate University, GGU Alumni Associations Community Service Award
1997

John F. Kennedy University, Honorary Doctor of Public Service (Honoris Causa)
1997

Golden Gate University, Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters (Honoris Causa)
1997


Congressman Mel Levine with Mimi Silbert at UC Berkeley Alumni of the Year Dinner.

The National Judicial College, Award of Distinction
1997

University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Honorary Doctorate of Public Service (Honoris Causa),
1995

Dominican University, Honorary Doctor of Laws (Honoris Causa)
1995

Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, Robert E. Kantor Award
1994

Radcliffe College, Alumnae Lectureship Award
1993

California State University at San Francisco, Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters (Honoris Causa)
1993

Hebrew Union College, Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters (Honoria Causa)
1993

University of San Francisco, School of Education, President’s Medallion
1993

University of Massachusetts, Distinguished Alumnae in Residence Award
1991

Saybrook Institute, Honorary Doctorate in Humanistic Psychology (Honoris Causa),
1991

University of Massachusetts Alumni Association, Distinguished Professional Service Award
1991

University of California at Berkeley, Alumni of the Year Award
1991

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Community/Business/Professional

 


2008 Women Defenders Spring Event Honoree

The Hate Breakers Award, An Innovation of New Conscience, Inc.
2012

Soroptimist of San Francisco, Business of Making a Difference for Women Award
2010

Women's Intercultural Network, Leading Change Heroine

2010

National Association of Women Business Owners, Leaders and Legends, Social Entrepreneur Award
2008

Women Defenders, Spring Event Honoree
2008

Bay Area Council, Inducted into Bay Area Business Hall of Fame
2007

San Francisco Business Times 2004, 2005, 2006,

2007 & 2008 Most Influential Women in Business

 


2008 National Association of Women Business Owners Award to Mimi Silbert with Delancey Street residents.

CREW, Commercial Real Estate Women, Honorary Achievement Award
2005

Bayview Hunters Point Change Maker’s Award
2004

Pacific Union GMAC Real Estate, Humanitarian Award
2004

National Council on Crime and Delinquency, Katie Nichols Award
2003

California Psychological Association, Distinguished Humanitarian Contribution Award
2003

San Francisco Foundation, Community Leadership Award
2003

YMCA of San Francisco, Humanitarian of the Year
2003

San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center, Child Abuse Prevention Partner Award
2003

American Psychological Foundation, The Henry V. McNeil Award
For innovation in community mental health.
2001


2003 Community Leadership Award Recipients: Sister Trinitas Hernandez, Mimi Silbert, Barbara Brown and Helen Waukazoo.

Children As Peacemakers Foundation, National Peacemakers Award
1999

National Common Cause, Public Service Achievement Award
1997

Older Women’s League, Wonderful Older Woman Award – WOW
1997

Western Society of Criminology, The June Morrison – Tom Gilchoff Founders Achievement Award
1996

The Giraffe Project, Honorary Giraffe: Stick Out Your Neck Award
1996

Caring Institute, National Caring Award, One of the Most Caring People in America
1996

The Institute of Noetic Sciences, The Temple Award for Creative Altruism
1996

The Sovereign Fund, Award for the Pursuit of Individual Freedom
1995

San Francisco Planning and Urban Research, Silver SPUR Award
1994

Chi Omega Fraternity, Woman of Achievement Award
1994

Women’s International Center, Living Legacy Award
1993

Los Angeles Show Coalition American Spirit Award
1992

League of Women Voters, San Francisco, Women Who Could Be President
1992

The Synergetics Society, Synergy Award
1992

The Commonwealth Club of California, Certificate of Appreciation
1992

The International Furnishings & Design Association, Design Award
1992

Chamber of Commerce, Leadership San Francisco, Civic Leadership Award
1991

The Positive Thinking Foundation, America’s Award for Resolve
Norman Vincent Peale, 1991

San Francisco Forum, San Franciscan of the Year Award
1991

International Association of Business Communicators, Communications Leader Award
1991

Outstanding Contribution to Human Rights in San Francisco Award, Friends of Human Rights Commission
1990

National Council on Alcoholism and Other Drug Addictions-Bay Area, Distinguished Service Award, 1990

Women’s Work Publications, WomenPower Award
1989

ABC World News Tonight with Peter Jennings, Person of the Week
1988

Dewar’s Profile, California Do-ERS Award
1988

Board of Trustees, San Francisco Suicide Prevention, Inc., Life Preservation Award
1987

Community Boards Certificate of Appreciation
For serving as Chair of the founding Board of Directors for 10 years.
1986

The National Federation of Republican Women, Award of Honor
1986

National Women’s Political Caucus, Award of Merit
1986

Emmy Nominated Feature on This is Your Life (Ralph Edwards, Producer)
1984

The Western Society of Criminology, President’s Award
1982

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Government

Corrections Standards Authority, Chairperson, State Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
2009

Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition, 2008 NAWBO Social Entrepreneur of the Year
Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, May 2, 2008

State of California, Senate Certificate of Recognition, 2008 NAWBO Social Entrepreneur Award
Assistant President pro Tempore Leland Y. Yee, May 2, 2008

State of California, Senate Certificate of Recognition, 2008 NAWBO Social Entrepreneur Award
Senator Carole Migden, May 2, 2008

Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition for outstanding and invaluable service to the community
Congresswoman Jackie Speier, May 15, 2008

Governor’s Appointment, Corrections Standards Authority
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, 2006

Governor’s Appointment, Chair, State Advisory Group for Juvenile Justice
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, 2005


Mimi Silbert Accepting the Minerva Award

Lifetime Achievement Minerva Award
California First Lady Maria Shriver, 2004

Governor’s Appointment, State Board of Corrections
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, 2004

State of California, Senate Certificate of Recognition, 2004

State of California, Secretary of State, Commendation as Innovator for Human Rights
Secretary of State Kevin Shelley, 2004

Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition, House of Representatives
Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader, 2004

California State Senate, Certificate of Recognition, “In the Trenches Award”
2004

California State Assembly, Change Makers Award
2004

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, State of California, Certificate of Recognition
2004

City and County of San Francisco, Certificate of Honor, Board of Supervisor,
2004

United States Congress, Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition
Congresswoman Barbara Lee, 2003

California Legislature Assembly, Certificate of Recognition and Leadership Award
2003

Congressional Record, House of Representatives
Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, 2002

Mayoral Proclamation Mimi Silbert Day, City and County of San Francisco,
Mayor Willie Lewis Brown, Jr., March 29, 2002

City and County of San Francisco, Certificate of Honor, Board of Supervisors
2002

California State Assembly, Certificate of Recognition
2001

Governor’s Appointment, State Board of Corrections
Governor Gray Davis, 2001

California Legislature Assembly Resolution of Commendation
2001

Senate of the State of California Resolution of Commendation
President Pro Tempore of the Senate John L. Burton, 2001

Governor’s Appointment, State Board of Corrections
Governor Gray Davis, 1999

The City and County of San Francisco, Certificate of Honor
1997

City and County of San Francisco, Certificate of Honor, Board of Supervisors
1996

California Department of Corrections, Director’s Award
1994

United States Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Certificate of Appreciation
In grateful appreciation for outstanding leadership contributions, and dedicated service to the Nation’s Criminal Justice Community.
Bureau of Justice Assistance, 1994

Proclamation City and County of San Francisco, Mimi Silbert Day
Mayor Frank M. Jordan, October 4, 1993

Governor’s Commendation, State of California
Governor Pete Wilson, 1993

City of Los Angeles, Certificate of Honor
1992

City and County of San Francisco, Certificate of Recognition
For outstanding contributions to enhancing the quality of life and economic vitality of San Francisco.
Mayor Frank M. Jordan, 1992

Proclamation, Mimi H. Silbert Day, City and County of San Francisco
Mayor Frank M. Jordan, May 5, 1992

California Legislature Assembly Resolution of Commendation
For exemplary record of service to the people of the State of California.
1992

Key to City of San Francisco presented to Dr. Mimi H. Silbert
Mayor Frank M. Jordan, 1992

State of California, Board of Corrections Resolution of Commendation
For distinguished service to the citizens of the State of California.
1992

Congressional Record, House of Representatives, 102 Congress, Second Session
In recognition of Mimi Silbert’s phenomenal efforts to recondition hardcore criminals into productive, responsible citizens.
Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, 1992

President and Mrs. Bush, America’s Awards
Honoring those who personify the American character and spirit.
1991

State of California, Senator Commendation
Senator Milton Marks, 1991

State of California Legislature Woman of the Year Award
Speaker of the Assembly Willie Brown, Jr., 1990

Governor’s Appointment, State Board of Corrections
Governor George Deukmejian, 1989

Blue Ribbon Commission on Inmate Population Management in recognition of distinguished service.
1988-1989

Senate Appointment, Blue Ribbon Commission on Inmate Population Management
1988

San Francisco Mayoral Proclamation, Mimi Silbert Day
One of the unique and special individuals whose life and work have dramatically changed our City and the world around us for the better.
Mayor Art Agnos, October 5, 1988

California State Senate, Resolution of Commendation
Senator Milton Marks, 1988

Congressional Record, Vol. 133, No. 186, United States of America
Congressman Mel Levine, 1987

The State of California State Assembly, Certificate of Commendation
1987

City and County of San Francisco, Board of Supervisors Certificate of Honor and Merit
President Nancy Walker, 1987

Governor’s Appointment, California State Commission on Peace Officers Standard and Training Advisory Board (POST)
July 1981- September 1987

Congressional Record, Vol. 132, No. 66, United States of America
Commending the Washington Post for their review and consideration that Mimi Silbert and Delancey Street should serve both as an inspiration and a model for others.
Congressman Mel Levine, 1986

Governor’s Appointment, State Board of Corrections
George Deukmejian, 1986

Office of the Mayor, San Francisco Proclamation of Mimi Silbert Day
Mayor Dianne Feinstein, January 5, 1984

Presidential Appointment, National Institute of Justice Advisory Board.
President Jimmy Carter, 1980

San Francisco Board of Supervisors, Certificate of Honor, Distinction, and Merit
In appreciation of outstanding efforts to improve police training practices and mental health in the San Francisco Police Department., 1980

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Faith-based

Jewish National Fund, Woman of the Year
2002

The Consulate General of India and The Gandhi Foundation, Mahatma Gandhi Humanitarian Award
Honoring Mimi Silbert, a visionary and an internationally renowned leader in the practice of Nonviolence as the cornerstone to lasting rehabilitation and productivity.
1993

The Koret Israel Prize Award
1992

The Anti-Defamation League, Woman of Achievement Award
1992


Mimi Silbert accepting Pope John XXIII Award from Cardinal Roger Mahoney

The San Francisco Muslim Community Center, Human Excellence Award
In recognition and appreciation of your exemplary performance in the area of Criminal Justice.
Abu Qadir Al-Amin, Imam, S.F.M.C.C and Kenya Abdur-Rahman, M.D. Co-Chair, HEA Committee
1992

Italian Catholic Federation, Pope John XXIII Award
For outstanding achievement towards humanity.
1991

Hadassah, Myrtle Wreath Award
1989

Jewish National Fund, Tree of Life Award
1988

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