Unity Awards Alums
Annis was a 2020 Unity Award winner for his work as senior vice president of Collaboration and Impact for the Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation
Gutiérrez, a 2011 Unity Award winner, is a pastor at St. Jude Catholic Church/Hispanic-American Center
Edwards was a 2016 Unity Award winner and is the producing artistic director of Asolo Repertory Theatre.
Glasco, a 2019 Unity Award winner, is the founder of Second Chance Last Opportunity.
2019 Unity Award winners Robert Gussin, and his wife, Patricia, are retired top administrators from Johnson & Johnson, who have provided scholarships for youth. They are also the founders of Oceanview Publishing.
Boxser won a 2014 Unity Award winner as the founder of the Boxser Diversity Initiative.
Jones, a 2014 Unity Award winner, is CEO of The Haven.
The honorariums will support nonprofit causes chosen by this year’s honorees.
"We’re all human; Black businesses want the American dream, too."
“My interest has always been to be somebody who contributes to social justice,”
“We want no wait list for care for children below the poverty line. We’ll never rest on our laurels.”
“We’re problem solvers, or at least we like to think we are."
“Gender inequality is bad for everyone. It’s bad for men. It’s bad for women. It’s bad for societies.”
"I seek balance, fairness and understanding.”
“To be able to do this work is an honor, a joy and a responsibility.”
“In spite of our differences we can still have meaningful dialogue and fellowship.”