On May 31 2007, United Way Ottawa celebrated the work of Ottawa’s dedicated citizens and organizations at the Community Builder of the Year Awards.
This event was a celebration of the organizations, partnerships, agencies, and neighbourhood groups that strive tirelessly, passionately, and collaboratively to make Ottawa a better place to live, work and raise a family.
Awards were presented in several categories. Abid Jan received the Community Builder of the Year Award for the No Community Left Behind initiative that he conceptualized and implemented in close partnership of South East Ottawa CHC with other service providers and community leaders.January 31, 2008 |Community Development
Crime Prevention Ottawa awarded Abid Jan with Community Safety Leader award in 2009 for conceptualizing and implementing the No Community Left Behind community safety initiative which was replicated as Together for Vanier, United Neighbours and Lower Town Our Home before the City of Ottawa adopted it for replication city-wide as Community Development FrameworkJanuary 31, 2010 |Community Development
Every year Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization (OCISO) awards prominent contributors to the community health. These awards are given in the field of journalism, community development, media, business, etc. Abid Jan was awarded Heroes Among Us award in 2010 for his work in making neighbourhoods safe and strong.January 31, 2014 |Community Development
Abid Jan was honoured with Child Friendly Man of the Village award in 2008 by ECIS for his innovative youth initiatives that keep youth out of harm during critical hours.January 31, 2014 |Social Determinants of Health