It is with enormous sorrow that we learned today of the death of our board member, Rob Stuart. Rob became a member of our board in 2010. He quietly and generously shared his media and technology expertise, his understanding of Philadelphia politics, his intelligence, his creativity, and his dedication to advancing a democratic and liberal agenda. We will miss him immensely. Above all, we extend our heartfelt condolences to his family, who mourn the loss of his obvious and complete devotion.
Representative Mark Cohen offers these words in remembrance of long time ADA Board Member Lenora Berson who passed away February 12, 2011.
Philadelphia has had many political and community activists over the years. We have had only one Lenora Berson. Lenora died earlier this month at the age of 83. She was an impassioned advocate who could teach a class, do social work, organize testimony and demonstrations,write speeches, lobby elected officials, initiate candidacies for public office, mastermind election campaigns, write articles and books, take photographs worthy of being shown in art galleries, promote Philadelphia’s hidden gems, and organize events to promote the city that no else had thought of.Read more