Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Black History Month Commemorative Awards Celebration
Since 1985, the Annual MLK Awards Celebration has honored distinguished individuals who have made significant contributions locally, nationally and globally. These men and women are lauded for their work in the struggle to advance civil and human rights. Honorees include seasoned activists as well as rising youth leaders. The Eta Theta Lambda Chapter celebrated the partnership and community works of several community figures at its 38th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Black History Month Commemorative Awards Celebration.
The Eta Theta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity is hosted our 38th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Black History
Month Commemorative Celebration at The Garden City Hotel on February 25, 2023.
This year’s theme was "Honoring our Essential Heroes" as we are proud to honor community leaders for their commitment to
public advocacy, health equity and safety during the COVID 19 pandemic.
Our 2023 Keynote speaker and the recipient of the 2023 MLK Civil Rights
Trailblazer Award, Honoree was Tara Lyons. Ms. Lyons is the Deputy Chief, Criminal Division, Project Safe Childhood Coordinator, Criminal Civil Rights Coordinator Southern District of Georgia, United States Attorney’s Office, DOJ.
Also, a huge thank you to our sponsors Rafferty Holdings, Fidelis Care, JPMorgan Chase & Co., AHRC Nassau, Garner Group International, Concern, STS, Stony Brook Medicine and AT&T.
For a full list of our 2023 honorees please click here.