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2016 Calendar

80th Annual Celebration

Saturday, May 7, 2016
Japan Society
333 East 47th St.
New York, NY 10017
Commemorating the Abraham Lincoln Brigade and presenting the ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism to Lydia Cacho and Jeremy Scahill.

“This award recognizes and encourages individuals or groups whose work has a positive impact on the advancement and/or defense of human rights. Jeremy Scahill and Lydia Cacho have courageously used their investigative journalism to expose reactionary forces and the information they wish to conceal.” Perry Rosenstein, Puffin Foundation President
“Cacho and Scahill both shine as rare examples of investigative journalists who place human rights at the center of their work.” ALBA board member and 2012 award recipient Kate Doyle.  

Pre-Event Benefit, 12:00 – 2:00pm 
(doors open at 11:45am)

Murase Room

79th Annual Celebration, 2:30  4:15pm (doors open at 1:45pm)

Features the presentation of the sixth annual ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism to Lydia Cacho and Jeremy Scahill for their outstanding investigative journalism. With music of the Spanish Civil War. 

Reception to follow
Honorary and Host Committees [in formation]                                            

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