InterFaith Works is once again hosting their annual InterFaith Leadership Award Dinner, and have chosen “Democracy in Action” as their theme for 2020.
“We are honoring a wonderful group of people this year that really have helped to make the democracy here in Central New York a strong one and one that is available to all people” says President and CEO of InterFaith Works Beth Broadway.
The honorees include:
- NewsChannel 9’s Dan Cummings is being honored for his investigative reporting that has helped the community.
- President of the Islamic Society Imam Mohammed ElFiki and People’s AME Zion Church Pastor Daren Jaime are being recognized for their community service.
- Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh is being honored for his work on opening conversation about difficult issues within the community.
- Van and Linda Robinson will be honored for the work they have done for civil and human rights and for their push for voting rights within their community.
- Elaine Rubenstein will be celebrated for her philanthropy, community service and her work to create the Museum of Science and Technology.
- The Late Judge James Tormey will be honored for helping community members when in the court system and building the court system to be an even better system.
“This is a stellar group of honorees this year” says Broadway.
Maryam El-Hindi Wasmund, Honorary Co-Chair of the dinner, says of InterFaith Works “It’s just a very important organization that does affirm dignity to everyone in our community.”
The InterFaith Leadership Award Dinner is scheduled for Wednesday, April 1st at the SRC Arena & Events Center at Onondaga Community College. It begins at 5:30pm with the formal program beginning at 6:30pm.
For more information about the Award Dinner visit InterFaithWorksCNY.org.