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awards

Open Society Justice Rising Award 2022 - Desmond Meade - Open Society Justice Rising Awards
 

McArthur Foundation “Genius” Fellowship 2021 - Desmond Meade - MacArthur Foundation (macfound.org)
 

Puffin Prize 2020 -Puffin Prize for Creative Citizenship | The Puffin Foundation
 

TIME Magazine 100 Most Influential Person in the World 2019 - Desmond Meade Is on the 2019 TIME 100 List | Time.com
 

Floridian of the Year 2019
 

Central Floridian of the year 2019
 

Brown Democracy Award 2021 - Brown Democracy Medal – The McCourtney Institute for Democracy (psu.edu)
 

Roger B. Baldwin Medal of Liberty Award 2019
 

Drum Major Award for Social Justice 2019
 

DEMOS Transforming America Award 2018

Clarence B. Jones Impact Award - Winners — Clarence B. Jones Impact Award (jonesaward.org)
 

Patino Moore Legacy Award 2018
 

Golden Boot Award 2019
 

NCBCP Chairman’s Circle Leadership Award 2017

 

Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher Diversity Award 2017

2017 Peacemaker Award
 

Dr. Alzo J. Reddick Sr. Award 2017
 

Thomas Paine Award 2019
 

FIU College of Law Community Service Award, 2014

African American Council of Christian

Clergy MLK Achievement Award, 2013
 

Morris W. Hilton Humanitarian Award, 2013
 

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Community Service Award, 2012
 

Student Bar Association 1L Representative
 

Dean’s List, Spring 2006-Fall 2009, Summer 2012
 

2007 Honors Recipient – The Law Center
 

2007 Paralegal Graduate with Highest Honors
 

2008 Community Partnership for Homeless

Success Story of the Year Recipient
 

Member of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)- International Honor Society
 

Member of Lambda Epsilon Chi (LEX)- National Paralegal Honor Society
 

Member of Sigma Alpha Phi- National Society of Leadership and Success