The ALIGN Movement Builders Awards 2017 are coming!
Join us to honor movement leaders who are driving bold new strategies for a healthy environment, a fair economy, and racial equity for all New Yorkers. As attacks from the federal level continue to mount, their work is more important than ever.
Date: Tuesday, September 26 at 6pm
Place: SEIU 1199 330 West 42nd Street, New York NY 10036
We hope to see you there!
Our honorees are:
Elizabeth Yeampierre, Executive Director of UPROSE, for her local and national leadership with the Climate Justice Movement and building inter-generational environmental justice leadership in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.
Christopher Erikson, Business Manager of IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) Local 3, for his support of climate justice and a just transition to a green economy, meeting environmental needs while protecting union jobs and training the next generation of skilled electrical workers.
Teamsters Organizing Committee at SIMS Municipal Recycling, for their fearless efforts in winning a union at the city’s largest recycling plant.