On Oct. 29, the University of Washington (UW)’s Multicultural Alumni Partnership (MAP) held its 17th Annual Bridging the Gap Breakfast at Haggett Hall on the Seattle UW campus.
Guest speakers included UW President Michael Young and vice provost for the UW Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity Sheila Edwards Lange. The event was emceed by Congressman Jim McDermott and civil rights activist and attorney Constance Rice.
The 2011 MAP Distinguished Alumnus Awards went to Juleann Cottini Gandara, Roy P. Diaz, and husband and wife duo, Vera Ing and Joey Ing.
The Dr. Samuel E. Kelly Award went to Judge LeRoy McCullough.
The Diversity Community Building Award went to Cynthia del Rosario. (end)