Maharat Rori Picker Neiss honored by Rep. Cori Bush


Maharat Rori Picker Neiss and Danielle Spradley.

On Thursday, May 11, during the annual Jewish Community Relations Council Tzedek Awards at the Clayton Plaza Hotel, Maharat Rori Picker Neiss, the organization’s executive director, was surprised with a proclamation from U.S. Representative Cori Bush, D-Missouri, for her trailblazing efforts in the areas of social justice, LGBTQ+ advocacy and interfaith relations

This prestigious honor was presented to her on stage by Outreach Director for Bush’s office, Danielle Spradley.’

Neiss offered a heart-warming “thank you” speech that included her heartbreak over the recent passing of two pieces of anti-trans legislation.