Join us as we celebrate #MillennialMagic at the 5th Annual CHANGEMAKERS 30 Under 30 Awards. We will recognize the accomplishments of 30 outstanding young professionals from Western New York who are making an incredible impact in their respective areas of work. We will also be presenting awards to the recipients of the S&J Scholarship Foundation, recognizing the recipient of the SHANNON D. SMITH Award of Courage, and for the first time, honoring a past CHANGEMAKER with the Outstanding Alumni Award, for their continued commitment to excellence in their field of expertise.
The event will be taking place Saturday, June 4, 2016 at the Social Hall and Fireside Lounge inside the Campbell Student Union on the Campus of Buffalo State College, 1300 Elmwood Avenue in Buffalo. The event will be hosted by Abraham Robinson. Doors open at 5pm for VIP Guests and 6:30pm for General Admission.
Attire is BLACK TIE!
This year's honorees are:
CHANGEMAKERS 30 Under 30 Class of 2015-2016 - Jarael Adams, Zuri Appleby, Justin Barker, Otis 'OJ' Barker, Brittny Baxter, Chris Bishop, Rod Bonner, Kendra Brim, Byron Brown Jr., LaTasha Crutcher, Christina Foster, Lamone Gibson, Mark Glasgow, Dario Gray, Brittany James, Derek Jorden, Allen Knight IV., Jaylynn Little, Akil McLeod, Kameron McCullough, Norvella Pendergrass, John Thompson Curtis-Roberts, Finda Sankoh, Ezra P. Scott Jr., Amber Small, Christopher Spence, Ryan Taughrin, Nichole Walls, Mario Williams, Denzel Williams
SHANNON D. SMITH Award of Courage - Jake Simmons
OUTSTANDING ALUMNI Award NOMINEES - Genetino Coplin, James 'Keyzbaby" Foye, Adrianna 'Adri V.' Viverette-Gamble, Dinorah Santos, Lindsey Taylor
S&J SCHOLARSHIP Award Recipients - To Be Announced
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:
- SHANNON SMITH
- ROGER STROTHER
- WESTERN NEW YORK MINORITY MEDIA PROFESSIONALS
- More to be Announced
When & Where
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