Americans for Democratic Action 66th Annual Awards Banquet

Powered by Ethical Electric Support clean energy and independent media here: https://ethicalelectric.com/Partners/WeActRadio Subscribe to We Act Radio for more: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=weactradiodc This year's banquet will be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. The evening will be led by Master of Ceremonies Karl Frisch with special guests, including AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka. Please join us Wednesday, June 26, 2013 for the 66th Annual ADA Awards Banquet. We have the distinct privilege to honor: 2013 Honorees U.S. Senator Tom Harkin -- Frances Perkins Award for Public Service A liberal lion, Senator Harkin has been a strong defender of Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. For over 40 years, Senator Harkin has fought passionately to improve the quality of life for Americans with disabilities and their families, to reform our education system and ensure that every American has access to affordable health care. Neera Tanden -- Winn Newman Equality Award Neera Tanden is the President of Center for American Progress, Counselor to the Center for American Progress Action Fund and Co-Chair of Americans for Tax Fairness. Tanden has served in both the Obama and Clinton administrations, as well as presidential campaigns and think tanks. Rashad Robinson - Bayard Rustin Citizen of Change Award Rashad Robinson serves as Executive Director of ColorOfChange.org. For well over a decade, Robinson has helped mobilize communities across the country to create more inclusive cultural and political institutions. An expert on the impact of popular culture on American attitudes and values, Robinson is a leading strategist on utilizing media to shift public opinion on progressive and civil rights issues. If you liked this clip from We Act Radio, please do us a big favor and share it with your friends... and hit that "like" button!

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