Every year Errol Louis
, columnist for the Daily News, chooses a community activists he feels should be lauded for their work. Today he is joined by Melvin Blackman
, creator of Urban Drug Recovery program and author of Self-Published, Urban Suicide: The Enemy We Choose Not to See
, Omar Freilla
, founder, Green Worker Cooperatives
(Bronx), and Agnes Rivera
, resident of Wagner Houses in Manhattan and member and leader at Community Voices Heard
, a low-income activist, who he picked this year.