On May 6, 2020, the COPH Activist Lab had the honor of receiving the 2020 USF Health Shared Student Services Program of the Year award for its Gun Violence and Advocacy seminar, which featured gun violence prevention activists David Hogg and Emma González, survivors of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL.
González (bottom row, first on right), and Hogg (top row, second from right) are pictured here with Dr. Karen Liller (top row, second from left) who is the Director of the Activist Lab, and some of the Lab’s student advisory board members (Photo by C. Keough)
The Activist Lab Advocacy Champion Award is given to honor exemplary public health advocates who tirelessly work to be the change agents in our world. The awardees are listed below:
2020 Samuel P. Bell, III, Esq.
Betty Castor, MEd