People’s World Amistad Awards on Saturday, Dec. 12
by Joelle Fishman, Connecticut People’s World
This year’s People’s World Amistad Awards will take place on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020 at 4 p.m. as a virtual concert program, with printed greeting book mailed out to participants. The theme is United for the World We Want: Celebrating Resilience, Solidarity and Vision.
This year’s awardees are:
- Barbara Vereen, staff director Unite Here Local 34 and Unite Here Black Leadership Group;
- Rob Baril, president SEIU District 1199 New England;
- Jan Hochadel, president AFT Connecticut; and
- Councilwoman Wildaliz Bermudez, Working Families Party, Hartford.
We pay tribute in the fight for the rights of essential workers and all workers irregardless of immigration status during the COVID pandemic, the rise of the movement for Black lives, and the fight of our lives in the 2020 elections.
For information about logging on to the virtual concert or tickets, please email email@example.com or call (203) 624-4254.