2017 Meyer Nominees & Past Honorees

 

2017 Meyer Awards Nominees

-Bina Ahmad
-Brad Lander
-Constance Malcolm/Justice Committee/Mothers of the Movement
-Glenn E. Martin
-Group of JFREJers who kept the org afloat
-Harvey Fierstein
-JustLeadershipUSA
-Linda Sarsour
Mahoma Lopez, Co-director of LWC or Rosanna as co-EDs
-Michael Skolnik
-Rabbi Ellen Lippmann
-Rebecca Vilkommerson
-Rev. William Barber
-Roksana Mun, Director of Strategy and Training at DRUM
-Sally Yates
-Susie Day
-Tarso Ramos/ Jean Hardesty in memoriam/PRA
-We Dream in Black
Past Meyer Honorees

1995

Henry Schwarzschild (z”l)

1996

Sam Wallach and the Teacher’s Union
The Chinese Staff & Worker’s Association

1997

Allen Ginsberg (z”l)
Judith Malina (z”l)

1998

Martin S. Needleman
Southside Fair Housing Committee

1999

Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr. (z”l)
Dr. Sandi Cooper
Edith Everett
Welfare Rights Initiative

2000

Marilyn Kleinberg Neimark
Donna Nevel

2002

Dr. Alan Berkman (z”l)
The Innocence Project
Robert Meerpol
Susan Rosenberg
Laura Whitehorn
Youth Force

2003

Domestic Workers United
DRUM: Desis Rising Up and Moving
Adam Shapiro and the Shapiro Family
Henry Foner (z”l)
Annette Rubenstein (z”l)

2004

Tami Gold
Juan Gonzalez
Amy Goodman
Naomi Klein
Richie Perez (z”l)
Art Spiegelman

2005

Audre Lorde Project
Jessie Cagan (z”l) & Leslie Cagan
Rev. James Alexander Forbes
Seymour Melman (z”l)
Michael Ratner (z”l)

2006

Tony Kushner
Grace Paley (z”l)
The Members of Transport Workers Union Local 100

2007

New York AIDS Housing Network
Frances Goldin
Adrienne Rich (z”l)
Debbie Almontaser

2008

Ann Cook
Families for Freedom
Deborah Meier
Mikey Weinstein

2009

Picture the Homeless
David Rothenberg
Himmelstein McConnell Gribben Donoghue & Joseph

2010

Si Kahn
Adrienne Cooper (z”l)
Stephen Said

2011

Jose Antonio Vargas
United We Dream
Freedom Riders Reverend C.T. Vivian and Joan Pleune

2012

Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz
ACT UP
Eric Ward

2013

Rinku Sen
Alan Levine
Communities United for Police Reform
2014

Debby King
Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum
Andrea Ritchie and Streetwise & Safe
2015 – 25th Anniversary

Cynthia Greenberg
Jenny Romaine
BLM Founders Alicia Garza, Opal Tometi, Patrisse Cullors
2016

CAAAV: Organizing Asian Communities
Deepa Iyer
Yavilah McCoy