When: Thursday, Feb 4, 2021, 6:45pm - 8:30pm

UAW Region 9A
29th Annual Civil and Human Rights Awards
Welcomes Keynote Speaker
Stacey Abrams
Founder of Fair Fight
Nonprofit and Political Leader
UAW Region 9A Shero
Thursday February 4, 2021

7:00 pm Virtual Program - (Zoom room will be open at 6:45 p.m.)
In lieu of tickets or ads please consider a generous contribution referencing this event to Fair Fight
Ms. Abrams will be presented with the UAW Region 9A Phil Wheeler Social Justice Award.
It is our goal to keep the entire program to 1 hour and a half. We kindly ask that those who register commit to attending and staying for the entire program after Ms. Abrams’ address.
To register for the event, click here. Any questions, please email [email protected]

Stacey Abrams is the New York Times bestselling author of Our Time is Now and Lead from the Outside, an entrepreneur, and political leader. After serving as Minority Leader in the Georgia House of Representatives, Abrams became the 2018 Democratic nominee for governor of Georgia. Over the course of her career, she has founded multiple organizations devoted to voting rights, training and hiring young people of color, and tackling social issues. Dedicated to civic engagement, her most recent endeavors include launching Fair Fight to ensure every American has a voice in our election system; Fair Count to ensure accuracy in the Census and greater participation in civic engagement; and the Southern Economic Advancement Project, a public policy initiative to broaden economic power and build equity in the South. She serves on the Board of Advisors for Climate Power 2020, the Center for American Progress, the Women’s National Basketball Players Association, and is a lifetime member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Abrams received degrees from Spelman College, the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, and Yale Law School. Born in Madison, Wisconsin, she and her five siblings grew up in Gulfport, Mississippi and were raised in Georgia.