PASSi's Executive Director, Im Ja Choi, will receive a Ellis Island Medal of Honor from the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations (NECO) on Saturday, May 11th, 2013, along with 97 other outstanding Americans at a ceremony on historic Ellis Island. Ms. Choi was selected to receive a medal for her work as founder and Executive Director of Penn Asian Senior Services, a nonprofit home care agency that servers Asian seniors and disabled adults in southeastern Pennsylvania.
Each year since 1986, NECO has awarded exceptional individuals from diverse ethnic backgrounds the Ellis Island Medals of Honor. The Medal pays tribute to outstanding contributions by those individuals to their communities, the nation and the world. Read more about this award here.