John Jay College of Criminal Justice will host the John Jay Justice Awards ceremony on Tuesday, April 5th at 6:30 PM, honoring the contributions of three innovative and inspiring individuals whose works exemplify dedication to the cause of justice. The 2011 John Jay Medal for Justice Award recipients are:• Global Leader Award - Sunitha Krishnan, founder and president of Prajwala, for her work with sex-trafficking victims and other forms of sexual violence • National Leader Award - Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of Childrens Defense Fund, for her commitment to improving the lives of all children• Community Leader Award - Tom Dart, Sheriff, Cook County, IL, for his humane and innovative approach to enforcement of law during difficult economic times The evening will also include a cocktail reception, musical performances and high profile presenters including Tina Brown and Harry Belafonte.

Harold M. Proshansky Auditorium, The CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue (at 34th Street), New York, NY 10016
Tuesday, April 5 @ 6:30 PM
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