Bayard Rustin Service Award Presentation at Cambridge Pride Brunch June 9


6/1/2012

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The City of Cambridge GLBT Commission is proud to announce that Priscilla Lee is the winner of the 2nd Annual Bayard Rustin Service Award, which recognizes a person of color with an outstanding history of service to the GLBT Community.

The 2012 award will be presented at the annual Cambridge Pride Brunch Saturday, June 9, 9-11 a.m., at Cambridge City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave. This year’s honoree, Priscilla Lee, has worked within her own family’s schools on diversity and inclusion issues, has served as Cambridge GLBT Commissioner for six years, and served on the board of Mass Equality for several years, and currently chairs the Education Committee.

Ms. Lee has also supported the work of numerous organizations that engage and sustain GLBT communities of color through participation, planning and support, and personal philanthropy. Ms. Lee is an outstanding example of commitment to the GLBT Community of color, as well as the community at large. The City of Cambridge and the GLBT Commission are thrilled to recognize her work.

Backgrounder:
The City of Cambridge GLBT Commission advocates for a culture of respect, and monitors progress toward equality of all persons with regard to sexual orientation and gender identity. The Commission is committed to promoting and monitoring policies and practices that have a positive effect on the health, welfare, and safety of all persons who live, visit, or work in the City of Cambridge with regard to sexual orientation and gender identity. They hold monthly meetings, which are open to the public. Please visit www.cambridgema.gov/glbt for more information.

 For more information about the Bayard Rustin Service Award, email glbtcommission@cambridgema.gov, attn: Jeff Walker.



 

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