Congressman John Lewis, Jose Antonio Vargas, and Simone Wu to Receive 2013 Justice in Action Awards
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 02:32 PM EST
Featuring Rep. Grace Meng, David Henry Hwang, Gordon Smith, Juju Chang, and Sree Sreenivasan
On Tuesday, February 19, 2013, the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) will present its 2013 Justice in Action Awards to Congressman John Lewis, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (Georgia), Jose Antonio Vargas of Define American, and Simone Wu of Choice Hotels International, Inc. at PIER SIXTY, Chelsea Piers, in New York City.
The awards will be presented by Rep. Grace Meng, the first Asian American to represent New York in Congress, Tony Award-winning playwright of M. Butterfly David Henry Hwang, and Gordon Smith, CEO of Consumer and Community Banking, JPMorgan Chase.
The co-emcees for the evening are Juju Chang, Emmy Award-winning correspondent for ABC News Nightline, and Sree Sreenivasan, Chief Digital Officer at Columbia University.