rnDC Jobs with Justice is proud to announce the seventh annual “I’ll Be There” awards. The ceremony and annual fundraiser- which will take place Thursday, June 11th, 5:30pm-7:30pm at the AFL-CIO- honors individuals and organizations for exceptional solidarity work in the Metro DC area while raising funds to support DC JwJ’s work.We are proud to announce this year’s honorees:rn~ Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas ~rn~ Metropolitan Washington Public Health Association ~rn~ Workers at the Gaylord and Sheraton Crystal City Hotels~rn~ Vanessa Dixon ~rnrnThe awards ceremony will feature:rnrn~ Son Cosita Seria ~rnAfroMexican Sones Jarochos from Veracruz.rnrn~ Union de Trabajadores Puppeteers ~rnA puppet show on the challenges facing day laborers in the District, and building alliances with the community.rnrn~ DC Labor Chorus ~rna musical ensemble representing union members from the Washington, DC, area.rnrnDrinks, and light food provided. rnrnSuggested donation of $25-50, no one turned away. rnTo RSVP contact Ruth Castel-Branco at 202.974.8281 or rcastel@dclabor.orgrn