SACRAMENTO, Calif. -

State Assemblyman Luis Alejo announced that nominations are open for the 2014 California Peace Awards.

The awards recognize individuals who have shown a commitment to stopping violence in their community and creating a safer place. California Peace Award honorees will be recognized on August 5th during National Night Out.

For more information or to submit a nomination,

Eligible nominees must live within the 30th Assembly District. To find out if your nominee is a resident of this district, go here.

For more information or to submit a nomination, please click here or call Pablo Giron at 759-8676.

The deadline to submit a nomination is July 9.