Ben Wolf, Associate Legal Director and Director of the Institutionalized Persons Project and Children's Initiative will named "Public Citizen of the Year" by the National Association of Social Worker’s Chicago District Chapter on Thursday March 24th. The award is granted to:

an outstanding member of the community whose accomplishments exemplify the values and mission of professional social work. The award recipient must 1) make a significant contribution to an area or population of concern to the social work profession such as at-risk or vulnerable populations, quality of life in communities; or social issues 2) Act with courage 3) Demonstrate outstanding leadership, and 4) Exemplify social work values and ethics.

We think that's a pretty good description of Ben and his work here at the ACLU! Congratulations on an honor well-earned.