CITIZEN OF THE YEAR
Actions Speak Louder than Words
Community pillar John Crawford has spent a lifetime leading by example
"John has been one of the greatest forces for civic engagement, civic participation, civic leadership that I've seen in the 11 years I've been in New Haven," says Jack R. Healy, president of the United Way of Greater New Haven. "He is a champion of people taking responsibility for their community, and he does it with a very soft touch and is very inspirational and very engaging."