21st Anniversary Celebration Benefit
on Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
208 West 13th St.
New York, New York
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GRIOT Circle 2017 Honorees
ACHEBE POWELL ~ REGINA SHAVERS LEGACY AWARD
Powell is an acclaimed consultant and a dynamic trainer on issues of racial justice, cultural
competency and diversity. She has trained leaders in the global women’s human rights movement
since 1980 and is a founding mother of the Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice.
KEITH BOYKIN ~ CHANGE-MAKER AWARD
Boykin is a journalist, political commentator for CNN, and author of four books. He
is a founder and former President of the National Black Justice Coalition.
BARBARA TURK ~ CHANGE-MAKER AWARD
Turk is NYC’s Director of Food Policy and has served as Executive Director of the
YWCA and HIV Care Services. She is also a former Senior Fellow at the Community