The 58th annual Tidewater Humanitarian Awards Dinner took place on Thursday, March 24, 2022.

Under the leadership of Susan R. Colpitts, the following individuals were honored:


Nneka Chiazor
Annette Dunbar
Scott D. Miller
Keith H. Newby
Charles S. Nusbaum


Hindu Temple of Hampton Roads

The Humanitarian Award of the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities is presented to those individuals who have demonstrated a personal commitment to the promotion of respect and understanding among people of diverse racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds.  On occasion, the organization may bestow the Jeffrey B. Spence Award for Interfaith Understanding to individuals who have conducted exceptional work in the area of interfaith understanding. The Distinguished Merit Award recognizes corporations or community organizations for their humanitarian work.

Thank you to the 2022 Humanitarian Awards Dinner Supporters:

Past Humanitarian Awards

Past Honorees
a listing of all past honorees with Biographies (as available)

Past Dinner Chairs
a listing of all past dinner chairs




2022 Invitation

To make a reservation: 

  • By check or invoice: print out the Reply Card, complete all information, and mail it to VCIC
  • Online: Use the form below or visit our registration site Note: all fees are passed on to registrant
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