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Racial Justice Awards Luncheon

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Each year, we pause to honor remarkable women, men, youth, and organizations who have demonstrated a significant commitment to addressing issues of racial justice, equity, and inclusion throughout greater Pittsburgh communities. Their efforts stand as markers of change and examples of leadership for others to follow.

2018 Racial Justice Awardees

Business/Professional Service

Melanie Harrington, President CEO, Vibrant Pittsburgh

Community Engagement 

Dustin Gibson, Co-founder, Disability Advocates for Rights and Transition

Education

Culture Jam, The Ellis School (Organization)

Faith

Rev. Shanea Leonard, B.A., M.Div., JUDAH Fellowship

Public Health, Service, and Safety 

Barbara Morello, Outreach Supervisor & Community Emergency Response Team Instructor, Public Safety 

Youth Achievement 

Nia Arrington, Co-founder, Youth Power Collective 

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Racial Justice Awards Luncheon

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Each year, we pause to honor remarkable women, men, youth, and organizations who have demonstrated a significant commitment to addressing issues of racial justice, equity, and inclusion throughout greater Pittsburgh communities. Their efforts stand as markers of change and examples of leadership for others to follow.

2018 Racial Justice Awardees

Business/Professional Service

Melanie Harrington, President CEO, Vibrant Pittsburgh

Community Engagement 

Dustin Gibson, Co-founder, Disability Advocates for Rights and Transition

Education

Culture Jam, The Ellis School (Organization)

Faith

Rev. Shanea Leonard, B.A., M.Div., JUDAH Fellowship

Public Health, Service, and Safety 

Barbara Morello, Outreach Supervisor & Community Emergency Response Team Instructor, Public Safety 

Youth Achievement 

Nia Arrington, Co-founder, Youth Power Collective 

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