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29th Annual Jim Perry Awards

September 14, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Mark your calendars for the 29th Annual Jim Perry Progressive Leadership Awards!

We’re back in person for this year’s award ceremony! Join us at The Linda, WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio. Food will be provided, along with a cash bar. An option to join virtually will be made available for those unable to join in person.

We’ll be honoring the legacy of Jim Perry – a founding member of Citizen Action of the Capital District – by celebrating this year’s honorees who are engaged in work that helps advance Citizen Action of New York’s vision of a world based on racial, social, economic, and environmental justice. This year we’ll be honoring:

  • Anita Thayer, Chapter Secretary, WFP & Former Co-Chair of Citizen Action Capital District Chapter;
  • Paul Webster, Former Director of Community Outreach at NYSUT & member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity,
  • Carol June Washington, former Deputy Director at NYS Martin Luther King Jr. Commission & education advocate;
  • Blue Carreker, former statewide Organizer for Worker and Gender Justice with Citizen Action of NY & volunteer at Empire State Campaign for Child Care; and
  • Luz Marquez Benbow, Black Lives Matter & Sexual Assault Activist

We hope you will join us in celebrating the honorees’ strength and commitment to building our community.


September 14, 2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The Linda, WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio
339 Central Ave
Albany, NY 12206 United States
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