April 20, 2012
NCRC TO PRESENT NATIONAL COMMUNITY REINVESTMENT AWARD TO LOS ANGELES CITY COUNCILMEMBER RICHARD ALARCÓN
Washington, DC -- Tonight, as part of its National Achievements Awards dinner, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition will present its National Community Reinvestment award to Los Angeles City Councilmember Richard Alarcón.
The National Community Reinvestment Award recognizes the individual who through their work over the past year has best exemplified the ideals and values of the community reinvestment movement and economic justice.
NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement:
“Councilmember Alarcón is a true champion for community reinvestment and bank accountability. By leading the efforts to pass a responsible banking ordinance in Los Angeles, the Councilmember has stepped up and set an example for public officials at every level of government across the nation. We commend him for his efforts, and are pleased to present him with the National Community Reinvestment Award.”
At this gala awards dinner, Dr. Julianne Malveaux, President of Bennett College, will serve as special guest host and master of ceremonies. The dinner will also feature remarks from special guest John Trasviña, Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.