Dr. Beverly Richardson Recognized for Service
to Children's Futures of Trenton

12-15-06

WEST WINDSOR, N.J. -- Dr. Beverly Richardson (center), vice president for college advancement at Mercer County Community College and provost of the James Kerney Campus, receives an award of appreciation during the 5th birthday party of the Children's Futures' initiative.

The award was in recognition of Dr. Richardson's service to the children and families of Trenton as chair of the Children's Futures' board of directors since 2001.

The nonprofit Children's Futures' organization supports an array of research-based interventions aimed at improving maternal and child health and development outcomes in the city of Trenton. At the event, Children's Futures also announced a new $14.5 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

With Dr. Richardson are, from left, incoming Children's Futures' board chair and former New Jersey Commissioner of Health Christine Grant, J.D.; Trenton Mayor and Children's Futures board member Douglas H. Palmer; Children's Futures' board vice chair Ana I. Berdecia, who is director of the Center for the Positive Development of Urban Children at Thomas Edison State College's John S. Watson Institute for Public Policy; and Children's Futures' president Floyd K. Morris, Jr.

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