ADALBERTO “BERT” LOPEZ, Diversity Change Maker; Barbara Altman, Community Diversity Advocate; Dr. Herman Saatkamp, accepting on behalf of Community Diversity Advocate The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey Holocaust & Genocide Studies (the Master of Arts in Holocaust & Genocide Studies and the Interdisciplinary Minor in Holocaust & Genocide Studies) – the Sam Azeez Museum of Woodbine Heritage and The Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center (a joint project of the Jewish Federation of Atlantic and Cape May counties.)
Bert Lopez receives his Diversity Change-Maker Award from Atlantic County chapter board members, Nilda Mahrer and Kaleem Shabazz; Kaleem was the evening’s emcee.
Honorees and Atlantic County chapter board members
Community Diversity Advocate Award recipient BARBARA ALTMAN receives her award from chapter board members Dr. Richard Perniciaro and Kaleem Shabazz.
Richard Stockton College of NJ President Dr. Richard Saatkamp accepts the Diversity Legacy Award from chapter board members Dr. Laurie Shanderson and Kaleem Shabazz. Dr. Saatkamp accepted the award on behalf of the college’s HOLOCAUST AND GENOCIDE STUDIES and its Sam Azeez Museum of Woodbine Heritage and the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center (a joint project of the Jewish Federation of Atlantic and Cape May counties.)
The Richard Stockton College of NJ’s Dr. Laurie Shanderson and Dr. Herman Saatkamp, president
Dr. Herman Saatkamp and Gail Rosenthal, director of the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center
Lead for Diversity delegates, Juliana Torres, Cedar Creek High School and Doni-Lee Tomasello, Absegami High School share their Lead for Diversity experience. Doni-Lee: “I avidly stand up for fellow classmates against bullies . . . Overall I have become a better person and it improves my quality of life, allowing me to pay it forward. . . I LEAD FOR DIVERSITY.”
Atlantic County chapter board member Rabbi Gordon Geller, presents the evening’s benediction.
Guest Rabbi Aaron M. Gaber, honoree Barbara Altman and emcee Kaleem Shabazz
Leo B. Schoffer, Esquire – Member, Board of Trustees; Jane Stark – Executive Director of the Sam Azeez Museum of Woodbine Heritage; President Herman Saatkamp; Sr. Carol Rittner – Distinguished Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies