Rositta Erlich Kenigsberg, the South Florida Holocaust Documentation and Education Center’s executive vice president, has won the Urban League of Broward County’s Margaret Roach Humanitarian Award for 2009.

Roach, an educator, helped found Broward’s Urban League in 1975. The civil rights/economic development organization presents the award in Roach’s name to “individuals in the community who have inspired change and motivated others in the realm of social justice and race relations” in Broward County.

Kenigsberg, 59, of Hallandale Beach, the daughter of Holocaust survivors, was founding chairwoman of the Florida Commissioner of Education’s Task Force on Holocaust Education.

Kenigsberg will receive the award at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Broward County Convention Center.

— ELINOR J. BRECHER