News and Honors

The CHRC staff is consistently recognized as leading experts, researchers, and practitioners in their respective fields. Through their research, teaching, and thought leadership, they advance community cohesion and are routinely honored for their groundbreaking work.


Name Award
Dr. Ericka King-Betts Cincinnati Business Courier 40 under 40, 2014 honoree
Northwest High School athletic Hall of Fame
Ohio State University College of Human Ecology Citizenship Alumni Award
Ohio State William Oxley Thompson Award for Leadership
Purdue Alumni Association Citizenship award
Purdue Black Alumni Organization Young Alumni Award
Purdue University 40 under 40 honoree
Who’s Who in Black Cincinnati, 7th edition
Valarie Dowell Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant Preliminary from the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board
Christina Brown “Alumna Servant Leadership Award” Public Allies
Fatherhood Collaborative of Hamilton County Cincinnati Herald's Nefertiti Fatherhood Award
CHRC & Community Outreach Advocates Love U 2 Life Heart of Cincinnati Award
Pastor Peterson Mingo CEG Community Service Award
Christina Brown “Emerging Leader Award” University of Cincinnati African American Alumni Affiliate
Vickie Jackson LifeCenter Ambassador Award
Althea Barnett Keep Dream Alive Award