Geoff Eaton gets Made Man Foundation honors for activism, promoting economic & social justice

AmNews Staff Reports | 7/18/2019, 12:12 p.m.
Geoffrey Eaton, TouroCOM Harlem’s new director of community affairs and diversity and co-chair of the TouroCOM Harlem Community Advisory Board, ...
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Geoffrey Eaton, TouroCOM Harlem’s new director of community affairs and diversity and co-chair of the TouroCOM Harlem Community Advisory Board, was honored recently by The Made Man Foundation in the category of “Industry Thought Leaders & Transformational Change Advocates” for his community activism promoting economic and social justice.  Eaton is also first vice president of the NAACP New York State Conference, president of the NAACP Mid-Manhattan Branch and was previously chief of staff for Harlem Rep. Charles Rangel. As co-chair of the TouroCOM Harlem CAB he raises money for scholarships for underrepresented minority medical students. “We are very proud of Mr. Eaton’s accomplishments.  He is a role model for how to be involved in your community in important and effective ways,” said TouroCOM Dean Dr. David Forstein.  Added Eaton, shown on the red carpet holding a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from U. S. Congressman & Democratic Caucus Chair Hakeem Jeffries, 8th District-NY,  “I am extremely proud to be selected to this year’s class of 2019 Made Man Foundation Honorees and commend Made Man for creating a vehicle to highlight positive, notable high profile men to expand our service through our volunteerism as responsible leaders and Black male influencers for the betterment of our community.” The Made Man Foundation is part of a global organization that addresses challenges affecting Black males through leadership programs and spotlighting influential leaders who can inspire and engage Black men and youth.