National Parents Day 2020 Finalists Announced

The National Selection Committee selected the twelve finalists to the National Parents Day 2020 sponsored by the Universal Peace Federation (UPF) USA together with American Clergy Leadership Conference (ACLC), Family Federation for World Peace and Unification (FFWPU), The Washington Times Foundation (TWTF) and the Women’s Federation for World Peace (WFWP) USA.

Twelve couples emerged as finalists from twenty-eight nominations coming from different states and from different organizations.

1Bishop Edward and Lady Adreinne Barnett – Maryland
2Pastor Leon and Minister Maria Benjamin – Virginia
3Pastor Sadrian and Mrs. Darnel Chee – Hawaii
4Mr. Samuel and Mrs. Alicia Goudie – New York
5Mrs. Christeen Harris – Indiana
6Governor Larry and Mrs. Yumi Hogan – Maryland
7Pastor Stephen and Lady Frances Lomax – South Carolina
8Bishop Kenneth and Mrs. Rachel Lyons – Pennsylvania
9Mr. Nat and Mrs. Yin Yin Huang Nehdar – California
10Talib and Tahirah Shareef – Washington, D.C.
11Mr. Ajaykumar and Mrs. Purviben Vansia – North Carolina
12Mayor Jermaine and Mrs. Jennifer Wilson – Kansas

From among the finalists, a couple will be selected as the Outstanding Parents of the Year 2020 and will b recognized via a virtual awarding ceremony slated on Sunday, July 26th from 4 PM.

Contributed by: Emiljun Rapada, UPF USA