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.)
Greater Bergen Area Legacy Award honorees (left to right): Elizabeth Williams-Riley, president & CEO, American Conference on Diversity; honoree Theodora Smiley Lacey; Bergen County Freeholder John Mitchell; Assemblyman Gordon M. Johnson (37th District); Joy Kurland, representing the Interfaith Brotherhood-Sisterhood Committee of Bergen County; and another member of the Committee.
Essex County Humanitarian Honorees (holding plaques): Honorees Sandra Karriem, Assistant General Counsel, Panasonic Corporation of North America; Community Volunteer & Activist, South Orange/Maplewood; Carlos Lejnieks, President & CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson, and Union Counties; and Dorthaan Kirk, Director of Community Relations and Special Events, WBGO Jazz 88.3 proudly display their Humanitarian Awards.
Central New Jersey Honorees (left to right): Bruce Morgan and Irene Conte – reception co-chairs; Lola Kamp, Highland Park Diversity Champion; Robin Vitale, Humanitarian Award recipient; Dwight Leeper, accepting Rotary 7510 Community Service Award; Amy Bellasano, accepting Woodbridge Center’s Corporate Citizen Award.
Hudson County Chapter Humanitarian Awards Left to right: Chapter Chair Konstantin Yusipov; Luncheon Chair Stuart Koperweis; Award Recipients Frances O. Thompson, PhD, Vijay Gupta and Jonathan Luk, GISP, AICP; and American Conference on Diversity President & CEO Elizabeth Williams-Riley.