On Thursday, May 6th our amazing Founder, Gerda Weissmann Klein, was inducted into The Arizona Women's Hall of Fame. The Arizona Women's Hall of Fame was established to recognize women native to or residing in the state of Arizona for their significant professional and/or personal achievements and contributions.
Eight women who have played a significant role in the history of the state were recognized in a special ceremony. Please click here to watch The Arizona Women's Hall of Fame Virtual Induction Celebration.
On Friday, May 21st, Gerda Weissmann Klein received an Honorary Doctorate of Humanities from the esteemed Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Please click this link to watch her receive this prestigious award which was presented during the University's 2021 Commencement.
To view, scroll down to the College of Arts & Sciences (either Ceremony 1 or 2) and the honorary degrees begin around the 49-minute mark. NBA great Kareem Abdul Jabbar served as the Keynote Speaker for the 2021 commencement and also received an Honorary Doctorate. HIs introduction, followed by commencement address begin around the 38:50 mark.
We are proud to announce that Citizenship Counts has been honored with a Top-Rated Award for 2020 from GreatNonprofits. A huge thank you to everyone who shared their testimonials about our program. GreatNonprofits will feature us in their annual Giving Tuesday guide. To read the reviews and learn more, click below:
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