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 Date Award
Dr. Ericka King-Betts 2014-2016 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 October, 2016 Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant Preliminary from the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board
Christina Brown August, 2016 “Alumna Servant Leadership Award” Public Allies
Fatherhood Collaborative of Hamilton County June, 2016 Cincinnati Herald's Nefertiti Fatherhood Award
CHRC & Community Outreach Advocates April, 2016 Love U 2 Life Heart of Cincinnati Award
Pastor Peterson Mingo April, 2016 CEG Community Service Award
Christina Brown February, 2016 “Emerging Leader Award” University of Cincinnati African American Alumni Affiliate
Vickie Jackson February, 2016 LifeCenter Ambassador Award
Althea Barnett January, 2015 Keep Dream Alive Award