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CEO Emeritus Roger Playwin Honored

by | Nov 10, 2013 | Vincentian Family

svdp_logo_usaLet’s Hear It For… CEO Emeritus Roger Playwin has been honored by Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) as a recipient of CCUSA’s 2014 “Keep the Dream Alive Award.”& Named in honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the great champion of the struggle to reduce poverty, the award highlights national figures who inspire the nation to keep Dr. King’s dream alive.  Roger served as CEO of the National Council of SVdP from 2003 until his retirement this year.  In honoring Roger, CCUSA said: “During his tenure, he instituted a number of initiatives aimed at increasing opportunity and promoting justice, including building disaster response capacity to respond to natural disasters.  Throughout his career, Roger has dedicated his life to working with the poor and marginalized, including work at the Archdiocese of Detroit and with the Detroit Council.”

 

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