Jenny Ahn: Race Relations Award Winner

October 30, 2012, 10:00 AM EST

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Jenny Ahn, CAW Director of Membership Mobilization and Political Action, is a 2012 Urban Alliance on Race Relations award winner.

Jenny was recently honoured at the UARR's 37th Anniversary and 2012 Awards Dinner for her work promoting anti-racism, inclusion and diversity.

She has promoted greater diversity and inclusion through many activities including being a founding member and past Co-President of the Asian Canadian Labour Alliance, a delegate to the UN World Conference Against Racism in Durban, South Africa and as a member of A Quest for Justice.

Jenny is an executive board member of the Toronto and York Region Labour Council. Before joining the staff of CAW, Jenny was elected to three terms as president of CAW Local 40 in Toronto.

Congratulations Jenny.

Other UARR 2012 award winners were civil rights and race relations activist Charles Roach; Ryerson University Professor and social justice advocate Grace-Edward Galabuzi; and Toronto Star columnist Carol Goar.

The UARR was formed in 1975 by a group of concerned Toronto citizens with a primary goal of promoting a stable and healthy multi-racial environment in the community. It's a non-profit charitable organization.

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