Jeff L. Hubbard, Market President, Connecticut and Western Massachusetts was recently awarded the 2017 Human Relationship Award by the National Conference For Community and Justice (NCCJ) in Hartford CT. NCCJ’s mission is promoting inclusion and acceptance by providing education and advocacy while building communities that are respectful and just for all. It works to champion the cause of social justice for all, including race, class, gender equity, sexual orientation and the right of people with different abilities. Through its youth and adult programming, the NCCJ works with students, teachers, clergy, corporate, and civic leaders to facilitate workshops, develop curriculum, convene race relations and inter-religious dialogues, and provide consulting on challenges related to bias, bigotry, and racism. NCCJ is a national organization with independent regional chapters in 60 cities in 22 states.
Jeff was honored for his active service to the community, including his leadership on numerous nonprofit boards and for his work in directing KeyBank’s community outreach in the Connecticut market. An awards dinner was held April 20th in Hartford. Additional honorees were Teresa Younger, President and CEO of Ms. Foundation, Thomas O. Barnes, Chairman of the Board, Barnes Group, Inc., and Cigna as its corporate award winner.