Urban Visionary Awards

Let’s Celebrate Champions of Baltimore

The Urban Visionary Awards recognize the accomplishments of champions dedicated to strengthening urban communities by promoting economic success and stability for Baltimore’s and our Nation’s most under-served families.

2020 Urban Visionary Awards

  • When: Friday, April 24, 2020 @ 6:30 pm
  • Where: American Visionary Art Museum
  • Honorees: Jessica & Jerry Seinfeld
  • Tickets and sponsorship info coming soon.

We’re All In This Together.

Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund

In 2018 we celebrated Sherrilyn Ifill, the seventh President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., for her contributions to human rights advocacy and social justice in the United States and in her adopted home town of Baltimore City. As a former law professor, legal scholar, public intellectual, published author, and successful litigator, Sherrilyn is a once in a life-time leader.

Kwame Kwei-Armah

Congressman Elijah E. Cummings

Angela Glover Blackwell

Wes Moore

Marian Wright Edelman

Peter Edelman

Diane Bell-McKoy

Shawn Dove

Geoffrey Canada

Eddie and Sylvia Brown

2018 Photo Gallery

Check out photos from the 2018 Urban Visionary Awards below.