Resolution in Member of Our Sister Joan Brewington

WHEREAS, Joan Brewington was our sister in the struggle; and

WHEREAS, Joan’s life was dedicated to civil and human rights; and

WHEREAS, Joan served as C0-Chair of the SEIU Easter Conference Lavender Caucus, and Board member of the National SEIU Lavender Caucus for 6 years; and

WHEREAS, Joan was a leader in the Philadelphia L/G/B/T community, her local and international union;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Co-Chairs of P@W write a letter of condolence and commendation to the family of Joan Brewington; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that P@W will establish the:

Joan Brewington Leadership Award
Recognizing an Activist Doing Outstanding P@W Work at the Local/Chapter Level; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the officers of P@W will determine which P@W activity will receive the award; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the award be given out at each biennial P@W convention.