ALBA’s 81st Annual Celebration and Award Ceremony for the 2017 ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism
March 29, 2017
81st Annual Celebration (New York) and presentation of the ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism
Sunday, April 16, 2017
Museum of the City of New York
1220 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10029
Pre-Event Benefit 2:15 pm – 4:15 pm [Doors open at 2:00 pm and includes lunch] Featuring a conversation on mass migration and international solidarity with award recipient Oscar Camps and Communications Director at Human Rights Watch Emma Daly.
Annual Celebration 4:45 – 6:30 pm [Doors open at 4:00 pm] Featuring the presentation of the ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism to Proactiva Open Arms in support of their ongoing efforts to rescue migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea.The Annual Celebration will also feature a performance of Songs Against Fascism by Brooklyn-based ensemble Barbez.
Reception to follow. Honorary Committee: Vinie Burrows, Richard Serra, and Emilio Silva.
Host Committee: Peter N. Carroll, Burt Cohen, Dan Czitrom, Anthony Geist, Jeanne Houck, Jo Labanyi, Fraser Ottanelli, Ellyn Polshek, and Amy Rao.