2017 Carolyn C. Mattingly Award

The Carolyn C. Mattingly Award for Mental Health Reporting recognizes exemplary journalism that illuminates and advances the understanding of mental health issues and treatments for the illness. The award, which carries a $10,000 prize, was established in 2016. Entries will be accepted beginning in mid-January and the winner will be awarded in May, 2017. The Read More »

The First Mattingly Award

On Tuesday, May 24, 2016, winners of the first Carolyn C. Mattingly Award for Mental Health Reporting joined over 100 special guests at the historic National Press Club in Washington, D.C. to celebrate their extraordinary body of work. Leonora LaPeter Anton and Anthony Cormier of the Tampa Bay Times, and Michael Braga of Sarasota Herald-Tribune Read More »

Announcing the Winner of the Carolyn C. Mattingly Award for Mental Health Reporting

The winner of the first Carolyn C. Mattingly award is a unique and powerful collaborative body of work by the Tampa Bay Times and Sarasota Herald-Tribune that exposes harrowing conditions at Florida’s institutions for the mentally ill after $100 million in budget cuts. The five-part project, titled “Insane. Invisible. In danger.” reveals the dangers to mentally Read More »

A Promise Kept

A Promise Kept: The Luv u Project Sponsors Annual Women Moving Forward Conference Supporting causes that Carolyn cared about continues with The Luv u Project’s sponsorship of the Women Moving Forward (WMF) Pre-Release Conference. The WMF Conference is an initiative held annually in partnership with the National Association of Women Judges and the Maryland Correctional Read More »

Join uLead for Trivia with a Purpose!

Join us at uLead’s Happy Hour with a Purpose Trivia Night! April 7th at Mellow Mushroom in Adams Morgan, Washington, D.C. from 6-9 pm Purchase tickets now for $20! $25 at the door! Purchase Tickets Trivia champions win two tickets to see Lewis Black at the Warner Theatre! Each ticket purchase includes admission to the event, Read More »

Journalism Award Draws Extraordinary National Attention

We are proud to report that more than 50 entries have been received for the Carolyn C. Mattingly Award for Mental Health Reporting. We are told by our partners at the National Press Foundation that this is an amazing response, especially for a brand new award that was not even on the radar of U.S. based news organizations until Read More »

Carolyn C. Mattingly Award for Mental Health Reporting

The Luv u Project was established to turn an unacceptable tragedy into a quantifiable agenda and responsible actions that advance the understanding of, and treatments for, mental health. One of its early initiatives was the establishment of the Carolyn C. Mattingly Award for mental health reporting. This new, top-tier national award, presented in partnership with the Read More »

A Message From Rich

The time has come for us to expand our message. Read about The Luv u Project in a Washington Post article by John Kelly, published online January 12, 2016 and in the January 13, 2016 print edition. Click the link below: The Washington Post: The Luv u Project John’s article gives perspective to the path Read More »