Our annual Movement Builders Awards event celebrates leaders who have been instrumental in building the movement for a fair economy, healthy environment, and equal opportunity for all New Yorkers.
The 2016 ALIGN Movement Builders Awards was held on Tuesday, November 22nd, from 6 pm to 8 pm at the 1199 SEIU Penthouse, 330 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036.
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This year we proudly honored:
Aaron Mair, President of the Sierra Club, for his leadership through uniting the climate, labor, and racial justice movements and for achieving a historic commitment to build with union labor the nation’s largest renewable energy wind farm off Long Island.
James Mahoney, President of the New York State Ironworkers District Council, for his powerful advocacy for worker safety, and his commitment to targeted community recruitment and local hiring, and support of the NYC Community Alliance for Worker Justice.
Sondra Youdelman, outgoing Executive Director of Community Voices Heard, for her 16 years of leadership to Community Voices Heard, steadfast commitment to grassroots organizing, and remarkable achievement to end unpaid work mandates on welfare recipients.