• Andre Ellis named winner of the 2016 Frank P. Zeidler Public Service Award

    September 23, 2016

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    Andre Lee Ellis, a local activist, community leader,
    and theatre director was honored as a recipient
    of the 2016 Frank P. Zeidler Public Service Award
    during a special ceremony in the Common Council
    Anteroom on Tuesday, September 20, 2016. Ellis has
    worked diligently to improve the lives of young African
    American men, while also investing in and improving
    the community. His work on the northside
    to help improve the lives of African American men
    and boys, as well as his work to help beautify the
    area of 9th Street and Ring, has won him much local
    and national attention. Longtime local human
    rights advocate Rose Daitsman was also honored at
    the event. Pictured at the ceremony are (from left)
    Common Council President Ashanti Hamilton, Alderman
    Cavalier Johnson, June M. Perry, honoree
    Andre Lee Ellis, Andre’s wife Angela Ellis, Alderwoman
    Milele Coggs, and Alderman Russell W.
    Stamper, II.

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