Held on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge


Michael Cooper

 Michael Cooper

Judge Harold R. Tyler, Jr. Award

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP


Michael Cooper was honored for his long-standing commitment to public service as a lawyer. During his successful career at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, Michael has served as co-chair of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, president of the Legal Aid Society, and is the former president of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.


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Sargent Shriver Award

Community Activist & Poet

A lifelong resident of Williamsburg, David Lopez was honored with the Sargent Shriver Award  for his persistent activism and  significant dedication to bettering his community. We recognized David for giving a voice to those who need it most; whether through his courageous actions or his highly praised prose.



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Marty Markowitz

Denis Berger Award Recipient

Brooklyn Borough President


Mr. Markowitz has been a tremendous advocate for Brooklyn and its neighborhoods, bringing the businesses and public interest organizations of our borough together in joint efforts to preserve the vibrant cultures of Brooklyn. Brooklyn A honors him with the Denis Berger Award for his focus on  the development of Brooklyn communities and advocating for the economic, social, and cultural interests of all Brooklynites.

Guest Speaker

Glenn Lau-Kee

Kee & Lau-Kee

President-elect New York State Bar Association


Master of Ceremonies

Roma Torre





Photo Gallery

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