Recognition

Awards & Press

Awards and recognition accepted by Will Green on behalf of Mentoring Positives:

  • Nan Cheney March for Justice Award, presented by Forward Community Investments, 2018 
  • The Jefferson Award, presented by Channel 27 WKOW, 2017
  • Membership on the M-List, presented by Madison Magazine, 2016
  • The “Grassroots Hero” President’s Award, presented by the Urban League of Greater Madison, 2015
  • The Citizen of the Year Award, presented by the Gamma Gamma Gamma chapter of the Omega Phi Fraternity, 2014
  • Outstanding Citizen’s Community Award, presented by the Wisconsin Council of Deliberation, 2013
  • The Madison Police Department’s Outstanding Support Award, 2012
  • One of Madison Magazine’s “People of the Year,” 2011
  • The Extra Mile Award, presented by The Rainbow Project, Inc., 2010
  • Dane County Youth Gang Prevention Task Force Certificate of Recognition, 2009
  • Friends of Joining Forces for Families Award, 2008
Press coverage:
12 on Tuesday: Will Green by Henry Sanders (Madison365)
MENTORING POSITIVES – BREAKING THE CYCLE (Community Shares of Wisconsin)
Positive Neighborhood Influences by Jonathan Gramling (Capital City Hues)
Mentors find positives in working with at-risk youths by Sandy Cullen (Wisconsin State Journal)
Undercover Homeless Project by Green Clock Films