ACE Alumna Clara Louis '06 Receives Phylllis Cunningham Social Justice Award

Posted on 9/18/2012 10:18:51 AM

Adult and Community Education alumna Clara Louis ’06 has received the Phyllis Cunningham Social Justice Award from Northern Illinois University.

ACE Alumna Clara Louis, Recipient of the Phyllis Cunningham Social Justice Award

Clata Louis '06 (right) with adult education pioneer Phyllis Cunningham

Louis, a native of St. Lucia, earned the award for her work with community women's organizations in that Caribbean country.

Louis is currently completing her doctoral studies in adult education at Northern Illinois University.

The Phyllis Cunningham Social Justice Award was established in 1996 by the Department of Counseling, Adult, and Higher Education at NIU to recognize the contributions made by students and/or community members to initiatives for social justice, community empowerment, and community or popular education.