Monday, June 4, 2018
The McSilver Awards recognizes outstanding individuals who are transforming systems to address the needs of individuals, families, and communities living in poverty, locally and globally. This year’s honorees are at the forefront of powerful cultural and institutional shifts. These distinguished individuals are vanguards for social justice.
Civil Rights Activist, Founder and Director of Just Be Inc., Creator of the “Me Too” Movement
Marley Emerson Dias
Activist, Author and Founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks
Anti-Violence Activist, CEO and Founder of LIFE Camp Inc.
Emmy Award-Winning Anchor and Managing Editor of NPR's Latino USA, Co-host of In The Thick Podcast, and Founder of Futuro Media Group
Food Justice Advocate and Director of Greenmarket—GrowNYC
Anna Deavere Smith
Tony and Pulitzer Prize Nominated Playwright and Actress, Creator of Notes from the Field and Professor, NYU Tisch School of the Arts
Reverend Michael A. Walrond, Jr.
Social Justice Leader and Senior Pastor at First Corinthian Baptist Church (FCBC)
About the Event
This year’s McSilver Awards will be held Monday, June 4, 2018, at the Rosenthal Pavilion atop NYU’s Kimmel Center. Doors open at 6:00PM, and the Awards program begins promptly at 6:30PM. A cocktail reception will follow immediately thereafter.
The organizers of this event aim to accommodate any mobility needs, vision or hearing impairment, language barrier, or other specific concerns about the venue or program. If you have any concerns about accessibility at this event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Photos from the Awards