Join us as we congratulate Rev. Dr. Holly Bonner, BPS’02, MPA’08! Dr. Bonner received the Sapphire Award for Leadership and Community Service from the National Association of Social Workers NYC.
“I am so blessed to have received the Sapphire Award for Leadership and Community Service from the National Association of Social Workers NYC,” says Rev. Dr. Holly Bonner, “I’m so proud to be a social worker at VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired and a professor at Metropolitan College of New York!”
About The New York City Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW-NYC) and Rising to the Occasion: The 14th Annual Leadership Awards Virtual Gala
The virtually-held gala, Rising to the Occasion, honored NYC social workers, schools of social work, and organizations who have demonstrated their dedication to the profession as well as the communities and individuals they serve during one of the most strenuous and uncertain eras in recent history. The New York City Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW-NYC) is one of the largest chapters of NASW in the country. NASW-NYC represents professional social workers who are working throughout the five boroughs, primarily in public and non-profit organizations. Nationally, NASW is the largest organization representing social workers in the world. NASW advocates for strengthening programs on behalf of social work clients and for policies that support social workers in their work.
About Reverend Dr. Holly Bonner
At the age of 32, Reverend Dr. Holly Bonner lost her eyesight to a rare complication after battling breast cancer. She has never allowed this loss to break her spirit. She found her purpose in implementing change wherever change is needed. Holly carries forward the MCNY mission of social justice in her personal life, her teachings and her ministry.