Sunday, March 01, 2009

The New Hope Diner Project Receives its First Award!

Congratulations to John Scott and the New Hope Diner Project for being the recipients for the New England Council on Crime and Delinquency's 2008 John R. Manson/Carl Robinson Award.

This award honors an individual who has truly made a significant contribution to the field of Criminal Justice within the New England area. The award is named for two outstanding New England professionals:

John R. Manson served the State of Connecticut as Commissioner of Corrections until his death in 1983. He had a long and distinguished career and was credited with initiating major reforms in the State’s prison system.

Carl Robinson was also a pioneer in prison reform in the State of Connecticut where he served as Warden of Somers State Prison. In 1982 he was honored by the A.C.A. as the “National Warden of the Year”.

American Diner Museum

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