The United Church of Christ, Office of Communication, Inc. is pleased to announce this year's honorees for the 31st Annual Everett C. Parker Ethics in Telecommunications Lecture and Awards Breakfast. This year's honorees will be:
- Hilary O. Shelton, Senior Vice President of Advocacy and Policy Director NAACP Washington Bureau, who will give the 31st Annual Everett C. Parker Lecture.
- Albert H. Kramer, founder of the Citizens Communications Center, will receive the Everett C. Parker Award, given in recognition of an individual whose work embodies the principles and values of the public interest in telecommunications.
- Malkia Amala Cyril, founder and Executive Director of the Center for Media Justice will receive the Donald H. McGannon Award, given in recognition of special contributions in advancing the roles of women and persons of color in the media and the media reform movement.
Together our honorees reflect tremendous achievements over an impressive array of work, and exemplify the best our field has to offer in the moral and ethical implications of media and telecommunications. Read our press release to learn more about their achievements.
The Lecture and Awards Ceremony will begin at 8:00 AM on Wednesday, October 1, 2013 at the First Congregational United Church of Christ at 945 G Street NW, Washington, DC. Learn more and purchase tickets at www.uccmediajustice.org/parker2013