(WorldFrontNews Editorial):- New York City, New York Jun 1, 2023 (Issuewire.com) – Long Island University (LIU) celebrated the remarkable achievements of Love Sessoms, the Co-founder and Secretary of A Soulful Heart Memorializing George Floyd, Jr., at its Annual Fundraising Gala held in the Main Ballroom of the Plaza Hotel Thursday, May 25. The prestigious event, which brought together prominent guests, community leaders, and supporters, recognized Sessoms as one of six distinguished honorees, highlighting the essential role of philanthropy and community engagement in driving social change.

During the LIU Gala, Sessoms received well-deserved recognition for her visionary leadership, tireless efforts, and unwavering commitment to social justice. The tribute underscored her invaluable contributions to the community in her dedicated pursuit of a more inclusive and equitable society.

“We are honored to recognize Love Sessoms for her outstanding contributions to social justice,” said LIU President Kimberly R. Cline. “Her dedication and passion have had a profound impact on our community, and her work serves as an inspiration to us all. We are grateful for Love’s leadership and the positive change A Soulful Heart continues to make.”

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Sessoms expressed her gratitude for the professional accolade, “I am deeply humbled to receive this honor from Long Island University. It is a testament to the collective efforts of A Soulful Heart and our organization’s commitment to creating lasting change, said Sessoms.  “This recognition fuels our determination to continue the fight for justice, equality, and the commemoration of George Floyd, Jr.’s legacy.”

A Soulful Heart provides support to marginalized communities, fosters dialogue, and works tirelessly to create positive change through its social justice initiatives. In furtherance of those goals, Sessoms presented a $1 million donation to LIU President Kimberly Cline and Board of Trustees Chair Eric Krasnoff on behalf of the non-profit organization at the conclusion of her acceptance speech.

For media inquiries or interview requests with Sessoms or representatives from A Soulful Heart Memorializing George Floyd, Jr., please contact [email protected].  For more information about A Soulful Heart, please visit www.ASoulfulHeart.org.                               


A Soulful Heart Memorializing George Floyd, Jr. is a nonprofit organization committed to promoting racial justice, community empowerment, and transformative change. Through education, advocacy, and community engagement, the organization seeks to honor the memory of George Floyd, Jr. and to create a more equitable society. For more information, please visit www.ASoulfulHeart.org.


Long Island University, founded in 1926, is a leading research and teaching university that continues to redefine higher education by providing high-quality academic instruction by world-class faculty. Recognized by Forbes for its emphasis on experiential learning and by the Brookings Institution for its “value added” to student outcomes, LIU has a network of over 285,000 alumni, including industry leaders and entrepreneurs around the globe. Please visit liu.edu for more information.


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