Kennedy Awards


Join the Young Democrats of Rhode Island for the Kennedy Awards Reception at the Black Sheep on July 13th at 6 p.m. We will recognize and honor some of Rhode Island’s leading Democrats and political organizers who have fought for legislation that impacts the lives of young people and their families.  

Robert F. Kennedy Award
The Robert F. Kennedy Award recognizes exemplary leadership on issues that matter to young people, and the recipient's commitment to fighting for issues that give a voice to those within our democracy who have none.

The Dorr Award
The Dorr Award recognizes exemplary leadership to realize substantive progressive change in Rhode Island.

The Williams Award
The Williams Award recognizes leaders in forward-thinking policy and legislation that promotes inclusivity and equity.

The Keefe Award
The Keefe Award recognizes leadership in the fight for social justice, particularly for issues affecting the most vulnerable people in our society.

The Young Organizer Award recognizes one young organizer who has taken on a significant campaign or piece of legislation that impacts the lives of young Rhode Islanders and their families.

The reception will include complimentary food and a cash bar.

Young Dem - $30 (includes membership to YDRI for 2017, must be 13 - 35 years old).
Young Dem at Heart - $100 (for our friends 36 and up)
Bench Builder - $250
Host Sponsor - $500
Champion of Young Dems - $1,000 

Tickets may be purchased by completing the form below or checks can be made payable to:

118 Gano Street
Providence, RI 02906

For more information about sponsor benefits (gifts of $250 and up) email

July 13, 2017 at 6pm - 8pm
Black Sheep Providence
397 Westminster St
Providence, RI 02903
United States
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