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Time: May 2, 2012 from 8am to 9:30am
Location: New Haven Lawn Club
Street: 193 Whitney Avenue
City/Town: New Haven
Website or Map: http://cmi.community-mediatio…
Event Type: fundraiser, award, ceremony, community, breakfast
Organized By: Community Mediation, Inc.
Latest Activity: May 2, 2012
The 2012 Reverend Howard Nash Community Leadership Award Breakfast which will be held on Wednesday, May 2nd, from 8:00 to 9:30 AM at the New Haven Lawn Club. This annual breakfast gives recognition to an individual whose efforts promote social justice in greater New Haven.
This year’s Community Leadership Award recipient is Reverend Bonita Grubbs, community leader and Executive Director of Christian Community Action since 1988. She has also been ordained to the Christian Ministry within the American Baptist Church since November 1987.
She has served as a board member of the Greater New Haven Community Loan Fund; a member of the Judicial Review Council for the State of Connecticut; Interim Pastor of Christian Tabernacle Baptist Church in Hamden, CT; president of the CT Coalition to End Homelessness; and, Co-Chair, Steering Committee of New Haven's Fighting Back Project. Her present board and voluntary involvements include: Columnist, New Haven Register; member of the Board of Trustees, Hospital of St. Raphael; and board member, CT Voices for Children and CT Center for School Change.
In 2001, Rev. Grubbs received an Honorary Degree from Albertus Magnus College in Humane Letters. Special recognitions received in 2000 include: Public Citizen Award, CT Chapter National Association of Social Workers; Prevention Award, The Consultation Center (New Haven); Women Who Make a Difference Award, CT Women's Education and Legal Fund; and, Good Egg Award, Greater New Haven Community Loan Fund.
Tickets for this event are $50.00, registration at www.community-mediation.org
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