Community Pillar Award

The meaning behind this award is in the name.  This award is for the individuals in our community who continue to lift us up, provide inspiration, and demonstrate support.

In 2016 the Community Pillar Award will be presented to:

  • Pastor Gilford T. Monrose

    Director Faith Based & Clergy Initiatives, Office of the Brooklyn Borough President

  • Professor Dereck Skeete, Ph.D

    Dean of Enrollment Management, Medgar Evers College

  • Ernest Skinner

    Community Liaison, Office of Council Member Jumaane D. Williams

  • Jackie Rowe-Adams

    Founder of Harlem ‘Mothers S.A.V.E.’

  • Dr. Robert Gore

    Executive Director of Kings Against Violence Initiative (KAVI) & Attending Physician & Clinical Assistant Professor at Kings County Hospital

  • Charmaine Gumbs

    Co-owner, Sugar Cane Restaurant

  • Jamilah-Asali Lemieux

    Senior Editor, Print – Ebony Magazine