The 2019 McSilver Awards
The 2018 McSilver Awards
On Monday, June 4, 2018, an audience from across the NYU community and the city gathered at the Rosenthal Pavilion atop NYU’s Kimmel Center to celebrate seven distinguished honorees. The 2018 honorees stand 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)
Photos from the 2018 McSilver Awards