Leadership Rockland Post April 9, 2015: Earl Miller Inducted into Civil Rights Hall of Fame

Earl Miller, (Leadership Rockland Class of 2007) Executive Director of Community Relations for Nyack College, was inducted into the Rockland County Civil/Human Rights Hall of Fame on April 8, 2015. Born and raised in Atlanta, GA, a hub of the Civil Rights Movement, Miller has served residents of Rockland County through his participation in a number of County organizations. He now plays the role of coordinator of the program’s multicultural community day, as well as serving on the organization’s Board of Directors.

Lohud Post: New York More Diverse, Still Segregated

A half-century of immigration and New York City transplants moving north for a better life have made the Lower Hudson Valley one of the most racially diverse regions in the country, according to a Journal News/USA Today analysis of census data. For the first time ever in Rockland County, the next person you meet will likely be of a different race or ethnicity than you. In Westchester County, minority children outnumber whites in public schools. And Putnam County, once one of the state’s least diverse areas, has watched a surge in its Hispanic population introduce diversity to formerly homogenous towns.

Newsday Post Jan 21, 2013: Hudson Valley remembers the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

Newsday Westchester asked local children to read their favorite lines from Martin Luther King’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech and share what it means to them.

Nyack Post November 13, 2014: Leadership Rockland Multicultural Communities Day Kicks Off at Nyack College

Nyack College president, Dr. Michael G. Scales, welcomed participants in Leadership Rockland’s Multicultural Community Day, which kicked off at the Nyack campus on Thursday, November 13. Earl Miller, Nyack’s executive director of community relations, who served as lead coordinator of the daylong event for the fifth year was assisted by Prof. Nilda Aragones (Rockland Community College); Ms. Adrianne Garcia (Nyack College); Ms. Sheila Keenan (Pfizer Company); and Mr. Dustin Hausner (New York State Assembly).

Nyack News & Views Post January 16, 2015: Nyack College Hosts 10th Annual Social Justice Awards

Every January, Americans find ways to commemorate the life of Martin Luther King Jr.  Each event deepens our understanding of America’s Civil Rights martyr and speaks volumes about the values of the various communities. For the tenth year, Nyack College recognizes the birthday of Dr. King by acknowledging individuals and organizations that embrace the vision of social justice that King championed. Nyack College will host their annual Social Justice Awards at a dinner this Sunday, January 18 at the Nyack Seaport. ”Nyack’s Social Justice Celebration keeps alive Dr. King’s dream of the beloved community,” said Earl Miller, Executive Director of Community Relations at the college. The first inductee in 2006 was NAACP Nyack Branch president Frances Pratt.