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Neera Tanden, President of the Center for American Progress, to be honored at ADA Banquet

It is our privilege to announce that Neera Tanden will be honored with the Winn Newman Equality Award at ADA's upcoming 66th Annual Awards Banquet.  Tanden serves as President of the Center for American Progress, Counselor to the Center for American Progress Action Fund and Co-Chair of Americans for Tax Fairness.  We hope you’ll join us on June 26, in honoring one of today’s leading progressive voices. 

Our 2013 Honorees Are:

Neera Tanden - Winn Newman Equality Award

Senator Tom Harkin - Frances Perkins Award for Public Service

  Rashad Robinson - Bayard Rustin Citizen of Change Award

It’s not too late to purchase your tickets for this exciting event. The evening will be led by Master of Ceremonies Karl Frisch with special guests, including AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka.  We hope you'll join us Wednesday, June 26, 2013 as we gather with ADA members, Labor leaders, progressive activists, and Members of Congress to honor these leading progressives.  Buy your tickets now!

Happy 50th Birthday - Equal Pay Act

Today marks the 50th Anniversary of JFK’s signing the Equal Pay Act of 1963.  Yet 50 years later, women still make 77 cents for every dollar a man makes, and African-American and Hispanic women earn 64 and 54 cents, respectively.

As President Obama stated this morning, “This is the 21st century.  It’s time to close that gap.”  We agree with the President that there is still more to be done -- like passing the Paycheck Fairness Act. Learn more and sign the MomsRising Equal Pay Act petition here.


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