OUR VERY OWN ESBC STAFF MICHAEL SMITH HONORED BY HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA!
On February 23rd 2014, His Holiness the Dalai Lama honored Michael Smith as an “Unsung Hero of Compassion” for his work with the East Bay Sanctuary Covenant. The award, presented to 50 individuals from around the world, recognizes outstanding leadership and commitment to compassionate work. East Bay Sanctuary Covenant congratulates Michael Smith on this notable achievement. A webcast of the event and Michael Smith’s story are available.
October 2017 – Sister Maureen was awarded a lifetime achievement award through the Catholic Campaign for Human Development for her work with refugees, asylum-seekers, and undocumented minor children.
2017 – EBSC one of three nonprofits to receive the Espíritu Award from the Isabel Allende Foundation for our work with immigrant women and girls. The Espíritu Award was established in 2001 and is proactively granted to celebrate, honor and support exemplary work in the Foundation’s areas of interest.