Eleanor Roosevelt Val-Kill Medal

Honoring six extraordinary individuals whose far-reaching influence
has made our world a better place.

Join us for an event to remember. Be prepared to be moved as you experience each remarkable story of hope, compassion and courage in the pursuit of elevating humanity.


This year were pleased to be honoring 2018 Medalists: 

Tarana J. Burke: Social Justice Activist · “Me Too” Movement Founder

Jaha Dukureh: Gender Violence Resister & Change Agent · Good Will Ambassador

Dr. Pamela R. Edington: Champion, Educational Accessibility, Diversity & Civic Engagement

Roberta “Robbie” Kaplan: Gender Equity & Civil Rights Advocate

Honorable Albert M. Rosenblatt: Protector, Judicial Integrity & Ethics

Loung Ung: Genocide Chronicler & Human Rights Defender


2018 Medals Supporters

Through your generosity, you are shaping the next generation of leaders in the workplace, in our communities and in our families. Our YOUTH thank you, WE thank you!

First Lady of the World

IBM
Marc & Dana Lim vanderHeyden

Diplomat

Michael Dupree & Michael Fleischer
Billie Edington & Kaes Van’t Hof
Marist College
Mary Louise Van Winkle
Vassar College
Mary Jane & Ronald W. Von Allmen

Delegate

Nicholas J. & Nina Roosevelt Gibson
Louis Greenspan Trust
Kip Bleakley O’Neill
Ann M. West

Defender

DCC Foundation Board of Directors
Anna & David Fierst
Gloag Foundation
Bernard & Shirley Handel Foundation
Lou & Candace Lewis
April Gozza & John McElrath
Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union
McCabe & Mack, LLP
New Windsor Family Medicine
Lynn Ruggeiro & John Scileppi

Advocate

Arthur L. Gellert
Health Quest Systems Inc
Ruth and Peter Metz Family Foundation
F.Kennon & Mary L. Moody
PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP
June S. Pierson, Dutchess United Educators, Dutchess Community College
TD Bank
Karen Trovato
Kate Whitney & Franklin Thomas

Eleanor Roosevelt: Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Article 13 (1) Everyone has the right to freedom of movement and residence within the borders of each state.
(2) Everyone has the right to leave any country, including his own, and to return to his country.