The Roanoke Valley Chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) named Victor O. Cardwell, Esq. its 2019 Drum Major for Justice. This award was established to recognize individuals who are making outstanding contributions in their community and have demonstrated the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The award was presented at the SCLC’s annual event held on January 18, 2019. Victor joins Woods Rogers attorneys Patice Holland, who received this recognition in 2018 and Kameron Melton, who received the Dr. Perneller Chubb-Wilson Justice Award from the SCLC in 2017.
About the SCLC
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference is a nonprofit, non-sectarian, inter-faith, advocacy organization that is committed to nonviolent action to achieve social, economic, and political justice. The Southern Christian Leadership Conference consists of localized chapters and affiliates that are located throughout the country.