Twenty-nine high school students honored at first in-person Princeton Symposium on Race since 2019
May 11, 2023
Written by Advancement Communications

Princeton University hosted the 2023 Princeton Prize in Race Relations (PPRR) award winners, 29 high school students from across the United States, during the annual Princeton Prize Symposium on Race held on campus April 29-30. The students were recognized for undertaking significant efforts to advance racial equity and understanding in their schools or communities.

For Henry Von Kohorn '66, founding the Princeton Prize in Race Relations was in the nation's service
Feb. 16, 2024
Written by Advancement Communications, Princeton University

Henry Von Kohorn '66 was nearly 50 when he had what he calls his awakening. "For a long time, I had been aware of the racial turmoil in this country, but I had never been an activist," he said. 

Nashville's Princeton alums honor recent Ryan grad
May 24, 2023
Written by Tennessee Register

The Princeton University Alumni Club of Nashville has awarded the 2023 Princeton Prize in Race Relations to Kemi Tela, who graduated from Father Ryan High School on Saturday, May 13.

Niles West senior Cherie Animashaun aims to inspire young girls at second Girls Who Lead conference
May 18, 2023
Written by The Daily Northwestern

Cherie Animashaun, a published author and founder of the nonprofit Her Rising Initiative, came up with the idea for Girls Who Lead in 2020. At the time, she noticed a national climate of division that was detrimental to young girls.

'Girls Who Lead' conference empowers young girls to dream big for the future
May 13, 2023
Written by ABC 7 Chicago

"Girls Who Lead" is hosted by Her Rising Initiative. The international non-profit organization was started by Princeton Prize winning activist and author Cherie Animashaun when she was just 16 years old.