Lesbian University of Chicago professor Cathy J. Cohen ( pictured ) was one of the honorees at Crossroads Fund's 'Seeds of Change' annual benefit, held Fri., Feb. 29, at the Chicago Cultural Center. Cohen was one of the recipients of the Ron Sable Award for Activism. Photo by Kat Fitzgerald. More at www.WindyCityMediaGroup.com/photos/CrossroadsFeb08 and at www.MysticImagesPhotography.com .
Among the award recipients were Dr. Cathy Cohen and the Metropolitan Area Group for Igniting Civilization, Inc. ( MAGIC ) , who both received the Ron Sable Award for Activism. In addition, the Coalition Against War & Injustice received the first Donald F. Erickson Synapses Award.