Reverend Curry "Outstanding Citizen Award" Winner

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Reverend Curry (Metropolitan Washington Council, AFL-CIO)verend Kendrick Curry (right), pastor of the Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church, is this year’s Wilhelmina J. Rolark Outstanding Citizen Award winner, which will be awarded at the 37th annual Evening with Labor on March 15. Tickets still available; email A member of Faith Strategies, which supports labor and community causes, Rev. Curry has been a supporter of workers for the long haul. He helped lead the fight for the Large Retailer Accountability Act and then, following the mayor's veto and the DC City Council's failure to override it, he helped champion minimum wage and paid sick days legislation and played a key role in supporting Giant and Safeway workers through tough contract negotiations, which included a strike authorization vote. He’s also served on the Nationals stadium PLA task force.


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