2019 - Central Ohio's
Justice
Social Justice Awards Luncheon
``Honoring Outstanding Social Justice Leadership``
COLUMBUS OHIO
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About The Event

Celebrating Outstanding
Social Justice Leadership In Central Ohio!

Social Justice Awards Luncheon
Friday, March 15th, 2019
11:00am to 1:00pm
The Boat House at Confluence Park
679 West Spring Street Columbus, Ohio

Columbus made national history recently when the very first Social Justice Park was dedicated and opened up at the corner of Broad Street and Cleveland Avenue. The history of the park was the vision of First Congregational Church, who has been fighting for equal rights in Columbus since 1852.

It is fitting that we as a community come together and celebrate those whose work and leadership in community service, public service, education, law enforcement, restorative justice, and legal advocacy to demonstrate their commitment to Justice for All.

Our Mission:

To empower and enlighten all minds to the success and achievements of Central Ohio’s Social Justice Leadership.

Our Vision:

To empower and enlighten all minds to the success and achievements of Central Ohio’s Social Justice Leadership.

The Criteria:

The public and those engaged in the field will be able to nominate those outstanding professionals and leaders in the social justice movement though our online nomination form.

Honorary Chairperson

Dr. Angela Bryant 

Professor at The Ohio State University

Angela Bryant is an Associate Professor of Sociology at The Ohio State University-Newark. Her activist research focuses on theoretical and substantive questions in sociology and criminology concerning: the organizational contexts of juvenile and criminal courts, racial/ethnic, gender, and class disparities in case processing decisions for offenders, and the implementation and consequences of juvenile/criminal justice policies. Her research has been published in Crime and Delinquency, Criminal Justice Policy Review, Prison Journal, Sociological Perspectives, The Journal of Prisoners on Prisons, and multiple book chapters.

In addition to court research, she has obtained internal and external grant awards for criminal justice research projects that focus on the implementation and consequences of education policies in adult correctional facilities, specifically Inside-Out courses. Her inside-out work has been recognized by a few awards from OSU and Ohio Campus Compact; the 2010 Faculty Award for Excellence in Community-Based Scholarship, the 2015 Distinguished Service Learning Award, and the 2015 David Hoch Memorial Award for Excellence in Service. Angela has offered Inside-Out courses since 2009 and serves as the instructor liaison to the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC) for all Inside-Out courses offered in the state of Ohio.

Advisory Board
Bonnie Griffin

Bonnie Griffin is an executive film producer; digital media content creator, influencer and principal at Bonnie Griffin Productions LLC specializing in PR and creative marketing solutions. She attended the Ohio State University and Franklin University and has a BS in marketing research. With offices in Columbus, Manhattan, and soon opening in Los Angeles, Bonnie strives to serve others for the greater good. “I believe that one person does make a difference in every project and that each of us is just one person away from fulfilling our true destiny and purpose.” 

C. Sunny Martin

C. Sunny Martin has dedicated his life’s work as a social entrepreneur committed to making a difference in the lives of those who remain thirsty enough to lift themselves up by their own bootstraps. Sunny is a nationally recognized award winning publisher, media and corporate marketing consultant, radio show host, and small business entrepreneur coach. His passion has always been rooted in shining a light on those whose advocacy is for lifting up others to fulfill and pursue their purpose and passion in life.

Paul Rockwell

Paul Rockwell is an entrepreneur with 30 years of experience in business consulting and engineering services. His grass roots startups include Average Joe’s Pub and Grill, Red Door BBQ, Invest in Holmes, The Food Truck Depot, Ohio Food Truck and The BANC. Team Rockwell is here to help entrepreneurs and business owners start, operate and become the best they can be in business and life.

Nominating Categories

Community Service:

Honoring Social Justice Community Service Leadership

Education Advocacy:

Honoring Social Justice Education Advocacy Leadership

Law Enforcement:

Honoring Social Justice Law Enforcement Leadership

Legal Advocacy:

Honoring Social Justice Legal Advocacy Leadership

Public Service:

Honoring Social Justice Public Service Leadership

Restorative Justice:

Honoring Restorative Justice Leadership

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Event Coordinator and Manager

Terry Green


Founder & CEO of Think Make Live

Terry Green is the Founder and CEO of Think Make Live, LLC social justice consulting firm and Think Make Live Youth community non-profit. Terry is a national social justice consultant providing a hallmark experience in youth leadership opportunities, innovative civic engagement and workforce development strategies.

​Terry is a Community Leader for Opportunity Youth United, a national movement of young people and allies working to increase opportunities and decrease poverty in America. He is also an active alumnus of the United Way of Central Ohio Neighborhood Leadership Academy. Recently, he has been appointed to serve a three year term on the Supreme Court of Ohio Subcommittee on Responding to Child Abuse, Neglect and Dependency.

His ambitious drive to serve has led him to become a solution-driven effective social justice consultant. Terry is truly dedicated every day to provide more innovative strategies and opportunities for youth and returning citizens to thrive in today’s society.

Social Justice Highlights
Faces of Social Justice
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Contact Contact
P.O. Box 83131 Columbus, Ohio 43203

Terry Green is the Founder and CEO of Think Make Live, LLC social justice consulting firm and Think Make Live Youth community non-profit.

10% percentage of all proceeds from this event will go towards supporting the youth programs for the Think Make Live Youth 501(c)(3) non-profit organization www.TMLYouth.org