Uppity Awards 2022

The Uppity Awards started by the Uptown Standard Newspaper to recognize individuals and
organizations that have made a direct impact in the lives of residents in the Uptown section of
Philadelphia which includes the neighborhoods of: Mount Airy, Germantown, West Oak Lane, East Oak Lane, Cedarbrook, East Germantown, Fern Rock, and Ogontz.

This year’s Uppity Awards will take place on October 1, 2022, at the Commodore Barry Club in Mt. Airy. Online ticket sales for All Access Passes (includes: Valet Parking, Hors d’Oeuvres in Catering, and Premium seating) will go on sale June 1st, 2022.

Nominations will open on June 1st, 2022 for the following categories:


Uppity Awards 

  1. F.A.M.E (Fashion, Arts, Music, and Entertainment)
  2. Change Maker
  3. Non Profit
  4. Coach
  5. Teacher
  6. Entrepreneur

Rules: We accept nominations for these awards Committee decides the winners.


Sean Crump People’s Choice Awards

  1. People’s Choice– We do not accept nominations for this award. The nominees are selected from the nominee list from the Uppity Awards categories. 
  2. Best Barber
  3. Best Hair Stylist
  4. Best of Uptown– We accept nominations. And the top 3-5 vote getters are chosen from each category below;
    1. Restaurant
    2. Salon
    3. Barber Shop

Rules: The winner is chosen by online voting for these awards.


Our Sponsorship Levels are as follows:
Event Sponsor $3,000
Full Page Advertisement in Uppity Awards Issue.
Your company name on the events marquee “The Uppity Awards Presented by…”
A table for Ten (10).
Logo on all Marketing Materials.
Two Slots Available


Award Sponsor $1,000
Full Page Advertisement in Uppity Awards Issue.
Award Presented in the your company’s name. “Change Maker Award Presented by..”
A table for Ten (10).
Logo on all Marketing Materials.
Ten Slots Available