The New Mexico Conference of Churches will bestow its Turquoise Chalice Award this year on Marian Wright Edelman at its annual benefit dinner on September 25 at Hotel Albuquerque in Old Town, 6:00 p.m.
Dr. Edelman is a tireless advocate for children and founder of the Children's Defense Fund.
She also is the recipient of the Presidential Freedom Award.
The NMCC created theTurquoise Chalice award, to be presented to those persons who best represent the mission, work, progress, and support of the New Mexico Conference of Churches.
See list of past honorees.
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