EJS Gala on Sept. 27 to Uplift Next Generation and Art in Social Justice

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The Equal Justice Society celebrates its 17th anniversary with an “Art + Youth” gala uplifting art as a vehicle for social justice and the youth and young adults as our torchbearers in the civil rights movement.

The event is on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. in the Robertson Auditorium of the Mission Bay Conference Center, 1675 Owens Street, San Francisco.

A reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres will precede a program emceed by Dr. Renel Brooks-Moon featuring our 2017 honorees and a performance.

Our honorees for this year’s gala are: Chinaka Hodge, poet, playwright, screenwriter, educator; George Hofstetter, 17-year-old tech genius, entrepreneur; Lisa P. Mak, employee rights attorney, Minami Tamaki LLP; Jacqueline Scott Ramos, poetess, actress, urban health researcher; and Ajani Thomas, filmmaker, Howard University student.

Tickets are $150 amd can be purchased online at http://ejs17.eventbrite.com. For more information on event sponsorships, visit https://equaljusticesociety.org/gala/sponsor.

A very special thank you to our early sponsors, WSGR Foundation and Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP!

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For more information, contact Nicole Oveisi at noveisi@equaljusticesociety.org or 415-288-8700. We hope you can join us! #EJS17

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