Louis Stokes Visionary Award

The Louis Stokes Visionary Award is presented to individuals who are committed to community development and have:

  • Demonstrated an ability to provide leadership and vision which promotes community development and strong community life;
  • Demonstrated a lifelong personal and professional commitment to improve the quality of life for those who reside and work in communities such as Fairfax;
  • Demonstrated a proven track record in working collaboratively with residents and other stakeholders to build partnerships; and
  • Promoted the initiatives of urban communities such as Fairfax to a broader constituency.

Past Award Winners

2015

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Barbara R. Snyder

2012

Angela Glover Blackwell

2008

Delos M. Cosgrove M.D.

2007

Patricia J. Britt

2006

Edgar B. Jackson, M.D.

2005

Edith Irby Jones M.D., FACD, PA

2004

Senator George Voinovich

2004

George Forbes, Esquire

2003

Fred David Gray, Sr., Esquire
 

2002

Former Mayor Jane L. Campbell

2002

Commissioner Tim McCormack

2001

Steven A. Minter

2000

Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr.
President Operation PUSH

1999

David Satcher, MD, Ph.D.
U.S. Surgeon General

1998

Former Mayor Michael R. White

1997

Honorable Charles Rangel
Member of Congress (NY)

1996

Honorable Louis Stokes
Member of Congress (OH)