Awards and Nominations

2020 Just Plain Folks International Award: Best Political/Social Commentary Album for It's a Crime to Tell the Truth

2020 Just Plain Folks International Award: Best Traditional Folk Album for Between the Rivers

2019 International Songwriting Competition (ISC) - semi-finalist for "Gotta Have The Balls"

2018 Winner Great Labor Arts

2018 Environment Award from Park Forest, IL Environment Commission

2018 Semi-Finalist, International Songwriters Competition

2017 Arab American Women Association Award for Education About Palestine

2017 NEPR Arts & Humanities award nominee

2017 Just Plain Folks International Awards, 12 nominations

2015 Winner, Independent Musicians Award - Song of the Year for Social Action

2015 Nominated for UN Nelson Mandela Award for Lifetime Achievement in Peace and Justice

2015 Winner Great Labor Arts

2014 Finalist, IMA Song of the Year for Social Action

2014 Winner Great Labor Arts

2013 "Running For the Gold" nominated for 150th anniversary of Emancipation Proclamation commemoration song

2012 Winner Independent Musicians Award - Song of the Year for Social Action

2011 Mid- Atlantic Song Society - Silver Award

2011 Finalist, IMA Song of the Year for Social Action

2011 FAI, War And Politics

2011 “Biomess,” Music of the Earth Finalist

2010 "Heroes of the Cold War" selected for USSF Multimedia Arts Project

2010 Music With Vision Award

2009 Winner, Kerrville Folk Festival

2009 Just Plain Folks International awards for song and CD

2009 Music For Social Change, UK

2009 "Heroes of the Cold War" selected for USSF Multimedia Arts Project

2009 Finalist, Independent Musicians Award

2009 Honorable Mention, Great Lakes Award

2008 Ploughshares Finalist

2007 Winner, South Florida Folk Festival

2006 Just Plain Folks International awards for song and CD

1996 Winner, Connecticut Peacemakers Music Award