Each year, The Consultation Center selects exemplary local leaders who have demonstrated hard work, dedication, and a deep commitment to building a stronger community. The Consultation Center on June 8 presented awards for outstanding contributions that support the mission of The Consultation Center to promote health and wellness, prevent mental health and substance abuse problems, and enhance equity and social justice.
The Award for Individual Excellence was presented to Larry D. Conaway, Principal of Riverside Education Academy, and Principal of New Light High School, in recognition of his outstanding and sustained leadership as a professional, school principal, community leader, and advocate to create positive individual and systems change in Greater New Haven.
The Award for Organizational Excellence was presented to IRIS (Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services) and its Executive Director, Chris George, in recognition of their longstanding commitment to creating a welcoming, empowering, and sustaining community in Connecticut for refugees and immigrants.
The awards ceremony was held at The Consultation Center.