Ann Klein Advocate Awards
Event Starts: Oct 19, 2017 - 6:00 pm
Event Stops: Oct 19, 2017 9:30 pm
The Ann Klein Advocate Awards has been held each year since 1988 to honor Ann Klein, former Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Human Services, who was instrumental in establishing a community-based system of care for people with mental and physical disabilities. Past honorees have included legislators, scientists, advocates, corporate leaders, reporters, and entertainers. Past Masters of Ceremonies have included Governor Brendan Byrne, actress Olympia Dukakis, and former Attorney General Robert Del Tufo. Proceeds from the event are used each year to support student interns in law, social work, and public policy, and for the general support of CHLP services and programs.
The 29th Annual Ann Klein Advocate Awards took place on Thursday, October 27, 2016, at The Wilshire Grand Hotel in West Orange, NJ. This year's Ann Klein honorees are:
Program Coordinator, Recovery Network for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing & Hearing Loss Center for Family Services, Inc.
Military Family Support 360 Project at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst
Faith W. Rice,
Executive Director, NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders, Inc.
Wakefern Food Corp.
Executive Director, Disability Rights New Jersey
The Mike Lione Accessibility Award will be presented to:
NJ Council on Special Transportation
SAVE THE DATE - THE 30TH ANNUAL ANN KLEIN ADVOCATE AWARDS IS SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2017.