Monday, December 06, 2010

Pam Africa to receive Peace and Progress Award

From Mumia NYC:

2010 JERSCY CITY PEACE MOVEMENT PEACE AND PROGRESS HONORS AWARDS


Saturday, December 18th, 2010

7pm - 10pm
DOORS OPEN AT 6:30

107 HUTTON St.
Jersey City, NJ07307

JERSEY CITY PEACE MOVEMENT
will hold its 4th Annual 2010 'Peace and Progress Honors Award' ceremony on Saturday, December 18th from 7pm - 10pm at NJ Action 21's NEW space - 107 HUTTON St. in Jersey City, New Jersey.

This public awards ceremony is to honor progressive community activists, leaders, organizations and artists who have contributed to make our local and global societies a little better.

The event is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

2010 HONOREES

FEMALE LOCAL ACTIVIST of the Year
JENNIFER FASULO
Feminist, peace activist, and filmmaker
(honored posthumously)

MALE LOCAL ACTIVIST of the Year-
RIAZ WAHID
Community activist, homeless advocate

MORE AWARDEES:

ALERO TETEVI
Progressive local business proprietor - Raph's Plaza an African Market and Internet Cafe

PAM AFRICA
Revolutionary activist for worldwide political prisoner justice

DANIEL AGUILAR
Local activist for soccer and other youth programs

BETHE SCHWARTZ
Progressive community advocate (Hilltop Neighborhood Assoc. organizer)

KRISTINA NILSSON
Donated thousands of dollars worth of new and used clothing to JCPM for needy / homeless over the years

ESTHER WINTNER
Jersey City activist fighting to lower taxes and corruption

GAVRIELLE GEMMA
Progressive activist, national and international anti-war organizer

IRIS HADDAD
Donated thousands of dollars worth of clothing to JCPM for needy / homeless over the years

TSEHAI HIWOT
Jersey City anti-war and community activist

HASAN SALAAM
Progressive, political hip-hop artist and local community activist

The SARGONITES
Political hip-hop brother duo

FURKAN DOGAN
19 year-old American who was murdered on Peace Flotilla trying to bring aid to Gaza, Palestine
(honored posthumously)

RAMSEY CLARK
Former U.S. Attorney General, Progressive lawyer and founder of the International Action Center in NYC

EDWIN (ED) RAMIREZ
Progressive community merchant, helps with local 'school uniform exchange' and 1ForAll.org

MONICA AGUILAR
Organizer and activist with NJ Action 21

JOANN DALTON
Progressive community activist and is a member of Veterans For Peace / Chapter 021 (Northern New Jersey)

PATTI SMITH
International poet, singer, rocker, peace and justice activist

BREAKING NEWS:
A special presentation added to JCPM's "2010 Peace and Progress Honors Awards" program.

'Artists and Activists United for Peace' will present internationally renowned musician, author and revolutionary FRED HO with an award honoring his creative and political contributions to justice in our society.

PLEASE CONTACT US HERE AT THIS EMAIL or on our FACE BOOK PAGE:
http://www.facebook.com/#!/JCPeaceMovement

Unfortunately, the venue is not wheelchair friendly.  There is one long flight of stairs up.  JCPM and NJ Action 21 volunteers can assist with persons who need help entering and exiting.

1 comment:

jack said...

such a great news.i heard first time award for peace and progress.that's very good. i really like it....
- hitchcock