Nancy Wallach is the daughter of Abraham Lincoln Brigade Veteran Hy Wallach.   She is a retired NYC public school teacher with a background in art education and professional development and support.  She has been a recipient of the NYC Schools and Culture Award, the Lincoln Center Institute’s Creative Teaching Award, NYCATA/UFT’s Art Educator of the Year and received many other grants in the area of arts education.  She has been proud to represent ALBA at International Brigade and anti-fascist  commemorations in Spain, England, Ireland and France, and has delivered several presentations on the life and work of Paul Robeson and his support for the International Brigades in Belfast, Dublin, and Dun Laighaire, Ireland, where he is a much beloved figure among the Irish people.