Citizens Against Recidivism’s seventh annual Citizens Awards ceremony is Nov. 9. The award ceremony celebrates and honors people who have made an impact in their communities. Anthony Papa will receive the Citizens Advocacy Award, Tarell Rodgers will receive the Leadership in Education Award and Andrea James for the Citizens Social Action Award.

The award reception is being held at the Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Education Center at 3940 Broadway in Manhattan. Citizens Against Recidivism is a nonprofit organization that advocates for the needs of people incarcerated in prisons and people leaving prisons and entering society.