Award Members Organization Year
Tragedy to Triumph Dorothy Johnson-Speight Founder, Mothers In Charge 2008
Jackie Rowe-Adams Co-Founder Harlem Mothers SAVE 2009
Jean Corbett-Parker Co-Founder Harlem Mothers SAVE 2009
Sharon Rose Founder, Christopher Rose FDTN 2010
Chosen to Change Dr. Kevin Bonds Assist Principal Stephen Decatur M.S. 35 2008
Bishop Mitchell Taylor Exec Dir, East River Development Alliance 2008
William “Billy Bang” Thomas Coach, Hansborough Recreational Center 2008
Pastor Neil Harris Assist Principal, Transit Tech High School 2009
Elaine Lindsey Principal, Brooklyn Academy High School 2009
Danny O’Gallagher Director, Bronx YMCA 2009
Inspector Corey Pegues 67th Precinct Commanding Officer 2010
The Gladys Walker Raising A Change Agent Award Jackie Cummings Mother- successfully raising 4 young men in East New York, Brooklyn 2008
Paulette Morrison Mother of 14 – Has raised 10 birth children and her sisters and brothers 2009
Rob Rencher Mentorship Award Trey Whitfield Principal, The Trey Whitfield School 2008
Wayne Slater Little League Coach 2009

Previous Speakers

  • NYC Council Member Eric Goia
  • Kings County District Attorney Charles J . Hynes
  • Councilman Charles Barron