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2019 Upton Sinclair Awards Dinner

2019 Upton Sinclair Awards Dinner

Our Movement, Our Moment

Celebrating the community organizers and leaders on the frontlines of the movement for social justice

2019 Upton Sinclair Awards DinnerJoin us at Liberty Hill's 2019 Upton Sinclair Awards Dinner!

This year's gala will bring together progressive leaders, community organizers, donor-activists and area changemakers for an evening of celebration at The Beverly Hilton. Honorees include three dynamic leaders and organizers who have helped pave the way for social justice progress in Los Angeles—Former Liberty Hill President & CEO Torie Osborn, Senator Holly J. Mitchell, and Political Director, SEIU Local 2015 Jared Rivera. The collective impact of their leadership has positively affected the lives of thousands of people.

Don't miss your chance to be a part of the movement for social change in Los Angeles and help us seize this unique moment in our history!

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For more information, please contact Geneva O'Brien of Blue Room Events at 310-491-1401 or GenevaOB@blueroomevents.com.

 
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
5:30 p.m. – Cocktails
7 p.m. – Dinner & Awards Celebration
 
The Beverly Hilton
9876 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
 
 

Honorary Co-Chairs

  • Congresswomen Karen Bass
  • Kafi D. Blumenfield & City Councilmember Bob Blumenfield
  • Fran Jemmott Rollins
  • Hannah & Matthew Lawler
  • Elizabeth Levitt Hirsch
  • Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl
  • Gary Stewart
  • Annetta Wells

Dinner Committee

  • Paula Litt, Chair
  • Annette Ballester Yerxa
  • Celia Bernstein
  • Mary Ann Braubach
  • Marta Ferro
  • Melanie Havelin
  • Fran Jemmott Rollins
  • John Manulis
  • Melinda Newman
  • Mitchell Singer
  • Ellen Steloff
  • Amelia Williamson

Board of Directors

  • Mary Ann Braubach
  • Marta Ferro
  • Paul Hernandez
  • Paula Litt
  • John Manulis
  • Doe Mayer
  • Melinda Newman
  • Sarah Pillsbury, Board Emeritus
  • Jared Rivera
  • Angel Roberson-Daniels
  • Tim Silard
  • Mitchell Singer
  • Mark Smith
  • Shana Weiss
  • Amelia Williamson
  • Shane Murphy Goldsmith, President/CEO

Sponsors

Editor-In-Chief

  • Win McCormack
 

Editor

  • Annenberg Foundation
  • David C. Bohnett
  • Roberta Conroy
  • Shari & Richard Foos
  • Michaeljohn Horne & Thomas Jones
  • Paula & Barry Litt
  • Barry & Wendy Meyer Family Foundation
  • Katie McGrath & JJ Abrams Family Foundation
  • Lisa Powell
  • Gary Stewart
  • Weingart Foundation
  • Shana Weiss & John Silva

Reporter

  • Achieving America Family Foundation
  • Angell Foundation
  • Attias Family Foundation
  • The Phillip & Muriel Berman Foundation
  • Celia Bernstein & Brad Kesden
  • Harold & Stephanie Bronson
  • California Community Foundation
  • California Wellness Foundation
  • Cause Communications
  • Lee Shallat Chemel
  • Stacie Devitt
  • Mary & Bob Estrin
  • First 5 LA
  • Friends of Senator Holly J. Mitchell
  • Garrett Gerson
  • Growing Generations
  • International Fertility Law Group
  • Liz Heller & John Manulis
  • Jemmott Rollins Group
  • Diane & Jules Kabat
  • Carol & Wally Marks III / Suzy Marks
  • Julia Meltzer & David Thorne Family Fund
  • Sarah Pillsbury
  • Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas
  • Janina & Jared Rivera
  • SEIU Local 2015
  • Abby Sher
  • Jeffrey Soref
  • Starfish Impact/Marta Ferro
  • Elizabeth & Steve Zaillian

Organizer

  • Aileen Adams & Geoffrey Cowan
  • Beth Burnam
  • Barbara Cohn
  • Comcast | NBCUniversal
  • Anne & Charles F. Johnson
  • Elizabeth Levitt Hirsch
  • Los Angeles County Fed & Miguel Contreras Foundation
  • Cathy Salser

Muckraker

  • Robert Timothy Anderson & David Ray Chaparro
  • Annette Ballester Yerxa & Ron Yerxa
  • Tony Beasley & Jessica Nguyen
  • Alan Bernstein
  • Mary Ann Braubach & Bob Olodort
  • Lauri & Dennis Crane
  • Brian Colker & Susan Sheu
  • Gleam Davis
  • Ranney Draper
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti & First Lady Amy Elaine Wakeland
  • Kay Gilbert & Roger Kohn
  • Heidi & Robert Greenwald
  • Kaye, McLane, Bednarski & Litt
  • Michael Kieschnick
  • Katharine King
  • Trice Koopman & Mark Freund
  • Zuzana Riemer Landres & Shawn Landres
  • Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl
  • Alison Morgan & Parke Skelton
  • Howard & Janice Oringer
  • Lauren Perez
  • Deborah Ramo
  • Peter Scranton
  • Tim & Cynthia Sexton
  • Mitchell Singer
  • UFCW Local 770
  • Joanna Weiss
  • Jon Wiener
  • Matty & Andrew Wilder
  • Amelia & Derrick Williamson