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LaborArts - The Clara Lemlich Social Activist Awards 2017

  • Puffin Gallery for Social Activism - Museum of the City of New York 1220 5th Avenue New York, NY, 10029 United States (map)

The Seventh Annual Clara Lemlich Awards will be held Monday May 1, 2017 at the Puffin Gallery for Social Activism at the Museum of the City of New York. The reception begins at 6:30 P.M., program at 7:15 P.M.  RSVP to

The Sixth Annual Clara Lemlich Awards were held in May, 2016, honoring women who have been working for the larger good their entire lives, in the tradition of those who sparked so many reforms in the aftermath of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire over one hundred years ago.

“I want to be able to look my children in the eye some day and say I tried to stop that” said Debra Bernhardt at a demonstration against military expenditures in the early 1980s—capturing the sentiment of Lemlich honorees from 2011 through today.

2016 Lemlich Awards:

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