The North Jersey Chapter National Action Network honors deserving community innovators during the first Fannie Lou Hamer Awards April 26, 2014

Fannie Lou Hamer

*National Action Network (NAN) founder and president,  Rev. Al Sharpton is scheduled to kick-off the evening with welcome and greetings

Tamika Mallory nationally recognized civil rights activist and the former National Executive Director of National Action Network (NAN) will serve as host for the occasion.  NAN’s National Conference is scheduled for April 9 – 12, 2014 in New York City where President Baraka Obama will be the headline speaker.

Dr. Carolyn Oliver-Fair, “New Jersey’s First Lady of NAN” North Jersey Chapter National Action Network, is excited to have an opportunity to return love, appreciation and tribute to outstanding women who have made a cultural difference within our communities and nearly every genre of society.

“Instant gratification is always gone in an instant” (C.Oliver-Fair). Our assignment is to teach others that anything worth waiting for possesses longevity. For almost a decade, The North Jersey Chapter has championed and won many battles but, we must always remember we’re still at war. The war against injustice sometimes seems quelled but  it never is. We forge ahead as an organized force, ever ready for the challenge. “No Justice, No Peace.”

Tamika Mallory

Tamika Mallory
Executive Director of National Action Network

The National Action Network North Jersey Chapter invites you to celebrate with us we respectfully pay homage to the 2014 Fannie Lou Hamer Honorees: Maxine Lewis – National Action Network National Crisis Manager (North Jersey Chapter) and former Inner City Theater Group Segment Producer for Inner City Broadcasting Corporation, New York, NY. Reverend Cynthia D. Jackson, Esq. – first Black female President of the Hudson County Bar Association and appointed Municipal Court Chief Judge of the Jersey City Municipal Court. Rev. Jackson was selected to the pastorate of Allen AME Church in Newark, NJ. Toya L. Beasley – Founder and CEO of SistaFriendzTM, TLB Consulting. Additionally, she is the Creator and Executive Producer of the SistaFriendz Stellar Women of GospelTM Awards. Pastor Robin L. Hampton – Senior Pastor of Convenant & Peace Worship Center in Jersey City. Arrelle Anderson – Chief Operating Officer, Clayton County Government (GA). and Anna Oliver (Retiree) New Jersey Division of Youth and Family Services Supervisor, President Emeritus of The Afro-American Industrial Club (New Jersey Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs).

“Nobody’s free until everybody’s free.” Fannie Lou Hamer

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National Action Network North Jersey Chapter/ 201.433.6932

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