2018 Annual Awards Banquet

Join us in honoring local leaders in social justice!

Friday, April 20th, 6:00-9:00PM at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center

FREE PARKING in the Fernbach Ramp


Our awardees

Jerome R. Wright, NYS Campaign for Alternatives to Isolated Confinement

Dina L. Thompson, Erie County Restorative Justice Coalition

Rev. Gerard Williams, Unity Fellowship Church

Gertrude K. Jones, Founding President, Buffalo Immigrant Leadership Team

Andrew Marcum, PhD., Center for Self Advocacy

Michael Tritto Jr., University District Community Development Association

Keynote speaker

This year we are thrilled to welcome Bishop Dwayne Royster, Political Director of PICO National Network, to deliver our keynote address!

Bishop Royster is Senior Pastor/Founder Emeritus at Living Water United Church of Christ in Philadelphia. He is a pastor, preacher, change agent, father, husband, and agitator, and he hosts the popular Philly radio show Urban Insights. In 2017, he debated Tucker Carlson on Fox News (which you can watch on his blog).

ticket & Sponsorship info

Tickets are now SOLD OUT! For information and assistance, please call (716) 842-6571 or email events@voicebuffalo.org.