Morris H. Blum Humanitarian Award Steuart Pittman, Jr graduated from the University of Chicago and went on to work as a community organizer in Chicago and Des Moines. Once back home in Davidsonville, Pittman coordinated programs for National Low Income Housing Coalition and Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now before starting his own business as a farmer and horse trainer. Pittman is also a director of the Anne Arundel County Soil Conservation District. Currently, Pittman serves as Anne Arundel County Executive, where he has pledged to engage communities from every sector and practice transparency and data-driven policymaking.
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Thirteen Local Civil and Human Rights Activists to be Honored First Virtual MLK Jr. Awards Program Friday, Jan. 15, at 6 p.m.
Annapolis— The 33rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Awards Program will air virtually on Friday, January 15, 2021 at 6 p.m. The program will conclude with a viewing of the award-winning short film, “The Dream Revisited: Civil Rights In Perspective,” followed by a virtual discussion of local leaders and activists, “Is Dr. King’s dream being nurtured in Anne Arundel County today?” The largest celebration of Dr. King’s birthday in Anne Arundel, this will be the first year the event will be held virtually via cable and social media. The U.S. Naval Academy Gospel Choir will perform during the program.