The 2014 Event Highlights

The McKinney-Vento Awards were held Tuesday night, September 30, 2014, at The Liaison Capitol Hill. Thank you to all of our sponsors, guests, honorees, presenters, performers, staff and volunteers for attending! 

Steve Smith Sr., wide receiver for the Baltimore Ravens, receiving the Stewart B. McKinney Award.


Honoring Senator Patty Murray, Senior U.S. Senator from Washington, with the Bruce F. Vento Award. Sarah Bolton accepted the award on her behalf after the Senator delivered her speech via video.


Honoring Sidley Austin LLP, a Law Firm widely recognized for its pro bono and diversity programs, with the Pro Bono Counsel Award. Becky Troth received the award on their behalf. 


Honoring Aleah Green, with the Personal Achievement Award. Ms. Green gave a wonderful and heart-felt speech in which she thanked the Law Center for empowering her to realize her rights for herself and her son, Shiloh. 


Photo Credit: Ben Zweig

A special thank you to the members of the press who attended the 2014 McKinney-Vento Awards. Read more below:

Legal Bisnow

Pro Player's Insider

Charlotte Observer