WMNF Peace Awards
Saturday Aug 29 10:00PM
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The Straz Center (formerly Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center)
Tickets for this event, are completely sold out ~ Thanks for your support
The WMNF Peace Awards will be a very special evening!
The WMNF Peace Awards will honor those who have made great strides and efforts in the areas of human rights, social and economic justice, the environment and non-violence.
Please join us as we honor Lou and Karen Putney and the late Susan Hussey with the first-ever WMNF Peace Legacy Award.
We have also nominated the following individuals in these categories:
Peace & Freedom
Faith Fippinger, Peace Activist;
Becky Steele, Regional Executive Director, ACLU;
Kelly Benjamin, Independent Journalist and Activist
Peace & Justice
Coalition of Immokalee Workers & Lucas Benitez;
Linda Moreno, Attorney for Sami al-Arian;
Melva Underbakke, Social Justice Advocate
Rev. Warren Clark,FUSE;
Davida Johns, Pro-Nica;
Peace, Love & Understanding
Ahmed Bedier and Sammar Jarrah, True Talk;
Amy Goodman, Democracy Now!;
Connie May Fowler, author
Peace & Humanity
Nadine Smith, Equality Florida;
Rev. Bruce Wright, Advocate for the Homeless;
Freedom Playground Foundation and Stefani Busansky;
Linda A. Osmundson, Executive Director, CASA;
Little Red Wagon Foundation;
Anna Rodriguez, Founder, Florida Coalition Against Human Traffiking;
Dr. Kiran C. Patel and Center for Global Solutions
Special Merit Award - Community Tampa Bay
Amy Goodman of Democracy Now!, who is up for an award, will serve as the evening's emcee. Additionally, we're thrilled Steve Earle will join us and perform for a half-hour. All this and dinner, too!
The WMNF Peace Awards Saturday, August 29, 2009 6-9pm Maestro's at the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, 1010 North W.C. MacInnes Place Tampa, Florida 33602
This is a fundraiser, and all proceeds benefit WMNF.
Watch this video of Steve Earle singing his beautiful song/vison for peace, "Jerusalem".
- Phone: 813-238-8001