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CA/IL Honors Carrigan and Lewis at Simon/Wellstone Awards


On March 18, Citizen Action/Illinois held the 8th Annual Senator Paul Simon/Senator Paul Wellstone Awards. CA/IL was proud to honor Michael Carrigan, President of the Illinois AFL-CIO with the Paul Simon Award and Karen Lewis, President of the Chicago Teachers Union with the Paul Wellstone Award for their leadership and dedication to fighting for working families. 

Other speakers included Dan Montgomery, President of the Illinois Federation of Teachers, and Robert Reiter, Secretary-Treasurer of the Chicago Federation of Labor.