Earlier this year, ASAE awarded 16 Silver Power of A Awards in the category of The Power of Community Support and Engagement. The associations listed below were recognized for their programs in one of the following areas: marshalling industry or profession-specific expertise and resources in response to an immediate or long-term natural disaster or societal problem; developing solutions to benefit underserved populations; promoting volunteerism and civic engagement; and enhancing public awareness of issues that could impact health and safety.

Alpha Omega International Dental Society
Program: Alpha Omega-Henry Schein Cares Holocaust Survivors Oral Health Program

American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Charitable Foundation
Program: Give Back a Smile

American Geophysical Union
Program: AGU Centennial Initiative

American Institute of Architects
Program: Communities by Design

American Psychological Association
Program: Addressing the COVID-19 Public Mental Health Crisis

American Society of Anesthesiologists
Program: ASA COVID-19 Mobilization Strategy

American Society of Radiologic Technologists
Program: ASRT National Library Partnership

American Veterinary Medical Association
Program: AVMA COVID-19 Resource Center

The Creative Coalition, American Hospital Association, Association for Healthcare Philanthropy
Program: Protect the Heroes

Florida Nurses Association
Program: FNA COVID-19 Response

International Coaching Federation Foundation
Program: Ignite: Engaging Humanity in Education

National Funeral Directors Association
Program: Remembering a Life PSAs

Program: NIRSA 2020 Recreation Movement

Project Management Institute
Program: Project Management Institute (PMI) Global Celebration of Service

RNA Society
Program: RNA Society COVID-19 Response

Water Environment Federation
Program: Students and Young Professionals Community Service Project

Association Spotlight, brought to you by ASAE and The Power of A, was created to showcase how associations strengthen America and world. The next Power of A Awards entry period begins January 2021.