Monmouth County Human Relations Commission (MCHRC)
Freehold, NJ

Dr. John P. Delaney, Chairperson

Contact: Carolyn Schwebel, Communications Chair, 732-291-4257.



For Immediate Release
May 2, 2016


Human relations group to present award

Award named in honor of former chairperson


WHO: The Monmouth County Human Relations Commission (MCHRC)

WHAT:  Sixth annual Earl Thomas Teasley Humanitarian Award  to be presented to Dr. Sarbmeet Kanwal.

WHEN:   4:15 p.m. Monday, June 6, 2016  following  an open 3:30 p.m. business meeting. The public  is invited to attend this free ceremony. RSVPs are suggested.


WHERE:  Agriculture Building Conference Room, west entrance, 4000 Kozloski Road, Freehold, NJ


Our honoree, Dr. Sarbmeet Kanwal ,is the co-founder and coordinator for Garden State MOSAIC and board member of the Monmouth Center for World Religions and Ethical Thought. State MOSAIC and board member of the Monmouth Center for World Religions and Ethical Thought.  He retired from Lucent and currently teaches at Brookdale. 

As a coordinator of Garden State MOSAIC since 2013, he has worked tirelessly to build the program to bring together youth from diverse faith backgrounds to learn from each other and to work on community service projects while developing leadership skills. He exudes positive energy and leads the program with diligence and compassion.

Here is more information, including a photo:


Earl Thomas Teasley, for whom the award is named, was the chairman of the MCHRC at the time of his death in April 2010. Teasley was a noted advocate for social justice, a beloved counselor and an assistant professor at Brookdale Community College.

Information about Teasley may be found  at


For additional information about the presentation and to RSVP contact: Carolyn Schwebel, MCHRC Communications Chair, at 732-291-4257, or by email at