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2016 MLK Luncheon awardees are:

The Gene Young Award

Little Heroes

Our goal at Little HEROES is to empower, mentor, and build leaders of the future. We believe that inclusion and self-direction are key components in helping the youth become young leaders at school and key factors is to create a sense of confidence and ownership in youth and provide outlets to help mentor and guide them. ...more

The Drum Major Award

Carl Guardino

Carl Guardino, one of Silicon Valley's most distinguished business and community leaders, is the President and CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, a public policy trade association that represents nearly 400 of Silicon Valley's most respected companies.

In February 2007, Governor Arnold Schwarzeneggar appointed Guardino to a four-year on the California Transportation Commission and has been reappointed twice by Governor Jerry Brown. ...more

Facing The Challenge Award

Beverly White-Macklin

Beverly White-Macklin, MPH, is a Healthcare Program Manage II for the Santa Clara County's Black Infant Health Program (BIH); Adolescent Family Life Program and Immunization Education and Planning programs. She has worked in the BIH program for the past 16 years. Black Infant Health program provides an array of culturally sensitive support services to African American women and their families in Santa Clara County. ...more

Spirit of Service Award

Pastors Oscar and Janice Dace

Pastors Oscar and Janice Dace are a ministry team like no other. Because they are first submitted to the leadership of God, they are able to lead the people of God effectively and prayerfully with wisdom and love.

Dr. Oscar Dace is an annointed preacher and teacher who delivers the Word of God with conviction and power. His words and personal testimony are inspiring and call for action. ...more

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