Respect Awards - New York 2014

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HONOREES
Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion Award
AT&T's138-year history of innovation is a story about people from all walks of life and all kinds of backgrounds coming together to connect people to their world…anywhere, anytime and on any device. It is this diverse culture that welcomes all points of view and makes them who they are: a great place to work, a desired business partner and a committed member of the communities they serve. From support of the LGBTQ community to helping teens stay in school to ending texting while driving, AT&T is steadfast in its efforts to benefit communities across the country.
Inspiration Award
Janet Mock is a writer, advocate and The New York Times bestselling author of Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More. In 2012, she launched #GirlsLikeUs, a movement that encourages trans women to live visibly. She was featured in the HBO documentary The Out List and has appeared on The Colbert Report and Melissa Harris-Perry. Her commentary has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Salon, Slate, Feministing, NPR, The Atlantic and more. A native of Honolulu, Janet lives and writes in New York City.
Educator of the Year Award
The Educator of the Year Award recognizes an exceptional education professional who has enriched their community by ensuring that all students, particularly LGBT students, are safe from bullying and harassment. The award honors an educator to who works not only to ensure safety, but impacts measurable change that is visible within that person's school district and community.
GSA of the Year Award
The GSA of the Year Award honors a group of students who have gone above and beyond in their community to ensure that all students are safe in schools, and anti-LGBT bullying and name-calling become a thing of the past.
CO-CHAIRS
   
Cindy Armine, Co-chair Chely Wright, Honorary Co-chair
PRESENTING SPONSOR
SENIOR CLASS
JUNIOR CLASS
David Dechman & Michel Mercure
Ryan Pedlow
SOPHOMORE CLASS
The Honorable Eugene A. Ludwig and Dr. Carol Ludwig, The Ludwig Family Foundation
FRESHMAN CLASS
TABLE HOSTS
 New York State United Teachers
MEDIA SPONSORS
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