Gavin Grimm of Gloucester was among four people presented with the Anti-Defamation League’s Kay Family Awards on Monday at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
The awards are presented to people who stood with courage against acts of hate. Grimm, 19, is a national advocate for transgender rights.
The awards were also presented to immigrants advocate Tolu Olubunmi, Holocaust survivor and educator Ann Jaffe, and LaGrange, Georgia Police Chief Louis M. Dekmar, the new International Association of Police Chiefs President and a bridge-builder for racial reconciliation in the South.
In addition, the ADL presented an award to the people of Charlottesville and Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer. ...
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