To date, the VMF has presented the Vito Marcantonio Award to five outstanding progressives who have fought for human justice and equality.*
Since her teenage years, Gale A. Brewer has been active in the struggle against reaction and for progress. As Manhattan Borough President since 2014, she has continued to provide leadership for the progressive community.
The VMF proudly presented the Vito Marcantonio Award to Manhattan Borough President, Gale Brewer in a ceremony in New York City’s West Village on June 23rd 2019.
Please enjoy the YouTube video of our dramatic and entertaining awards ceremony:
The VMF invites you to attend our upcoming event, Paul Robeson & Vito Marcantonio: Martyrs of McCarthyism on Saturday, December 7th at 5:30PM. Address: Penn South | 343 8TH AVENUE, (Building 8A Community Room) | New York, NY 10001.
* Gale Brewer is the fifth recipient of the Vito Marcantonio Award. The previous four are Annette T. Rubinstein, Ralph Fasanella, Pete Pascale, and Melissa Mark-Viverito.