Monthly Archives: November 2014

Tricia Norman of Rebecca’s Stand Against Bullying is Today’s Honoree

Tricia Norman is Rebecca Sedwick’s Mom. As you know, my daughter tragically lost her life due to bullying, in person, online and social media apps. We, here at Rebecca’s Stand Against Bullying, have made it our crusade to raise awareness … Continue reading

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Imam Makram El-Amin is Today’s Honoree

Imam Makram El-Amin’s commitment to service and civic leadership has made him a pillar in the Minneapolis community. As imam of the historical Masjid An-Nur, he’s led a growing, culturally diverse congregation in his hometown to the forefront of interfaith … Continue reading

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Kent State University Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Dr. Alfreda Brown is Today’s Honoree

As vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion, Dr. Alfreda Brown is responsible for the executive leadership and management of the university’s diversity and inclusion programs. Those programs include the Office of Diversity,  Student Multi-Cultural Center, Women’s Resource Center, LGBTQ Center, the Office of SRVSS and … Continue reading

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Over Down Under Founder Jerry Farsoun is Today’s Honoree

What started out as an attempt on his life in 2007 became a personal mission to make a difference in his life and the lives of those around him suffering stoically. Realising that it wasn’t the answer to any of … Continue reading

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Urban Perspectives Founder Pete Rhodes is Todays Honoree

Pete Rhodes hosts The Urban Perspectives TV show which is a local urban affairs program airing on WCCO 4 TV. The program broadcast weekly on Sundays @ 5:30am.  Urban Perspectives is designed to spotlight people, programs and issues important to the … Continue reading

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Resteless Books Founding Editor Joshua Ellison is Today’s Honoree

Joshua Ellison is the founder of Habitus, an international journal of Diaspora culture and literature. Library Journal commended the magazine’s “exemplary creative and journalistic work.” His work has appeared in The New York Times, World Policy Journal, on National Public Radio, and in publications from Belfast … Continue reading

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The Amanda Todd Legacy is Today’s Honoree

Amanda Michelle Todd November 27, 1996 – October 10, 2012 AKA – Princess Snowflake.  The urban dictionary describes a snowflake as a unique girl that no one else can duplicate because she is one of a kind.  It is known … Continue reading

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