2016 Power to Inspire Tribute Dinner


Thursday May 5, 2016
6:00-9:00 P.M.
Center for Civil and Human Rights

Purchase your tickets here!
 
On May 5, 2016 the Center for Civil and Human Rights will recognize trailblazing leaders from Atlanta, the nation and around the globe who have dedicated their lives to a more equal and just world.
Leading up to the Tribute Dinner, we will hold our annual Human Rights Summit. Attendance is free with your Tribute Dinner ticket.
 
Click here if you would like to attend only the 2016 Human Rights Summit.
 
This year's awardees:
Sherry Frank
For 25 years Sherry served as the Executive Director of the Atlanta Region of the American Jewish Committee (AJC).  AJC is a national advocacy organization whose mission is to advance the peace and security of the Jewish people around the world. The Atlanta Regional Office works to bridge the gap between the Atlanta Jewish community and other ethnic and faith based communities. 
Rev. Joseph and the late Evelyn Lowery
For more than 60 years, Rev. Lowery was on the frontlines of the American Civil Rights Movement.  He was instrumental in the movement’s campaigns in Mobile, Montgomery, and Selma among others.  He succeeded Dr. King, as the President of the Southern Christian Leadership Council. In 2009, President Obama awarded Rev. Lowery the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Evelyn Lowery was engaged in the movement’s campaigns including the Anti-Apartheid efforts in the 1970s.  She founded the SCLC/Women’s Organizational Movement for Equality Now, Inc. (W.O.M.E.N.), the sister organization of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.
Sussan Tahmasebi
Tahmasebi has worked for more than two decades on the frontlines organizing and fighting for human rights for women in the Middle East.  She is a founding member of the One Million Signatures Campaign which engaged the public on discussions about human rights and women's rights and secured their signatures on a petition opposing all gender biased laws.  Currently she works with the International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN), which she co-founded in 2006. ICAN works to support women's civil society organizations in the Middle East and North Africa and in Asia, to advocate for rights, peace and security, with a focus on countries impacted by conflict and extremism.

Human Rights Summit Schedule
 
Click here to purchase your access pass to the summit.
 
Wednesday, May 4th
 
Thursday, May 5th
 
Sponsors
Presenting ($50,000+)
                     
 
Trailblazer ($25,000)
                    
 Strive and Tsitsi Masiyiwa                                                      Tom and Andi Bernstein
 
Champion ($15,000)
 
                                                       Juanita and Gregory Baranco
 
Catalyst
American Jewish Committee, Atlanta 
Nicole Ellerine and A.J. Robinson
Enterprise Holdings
Bari and Russell Love
PNC Bank
Post Properties





 
 
Partners
Arthur Blank Foundation
Atlanta Marriott Marquis
Boston Consulting Group
Congregation Or Hadash
Georgia Aquarium
Grady Health Foundation
Holder Construction
Integral
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
Northside Hospital
Paradies Lagardere
Wilmington Trust
WXIA- TV, 11 Alive
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Honorary Co-Chairs
Michael Donnelly, Wells Fargo Bank
Hank and Yvonne Thomas, Victoria Hospitality, LLC
 
Dinner Co-Chairs
Juanita and Greg Baranco
Ingrid Saunders Jones
Bari and Russell Love 
 
 Host Committee Co-Chairs
Beth and Gregg Paradies
Sunny Park
Stephanie and Jerome Russell
Amol Naik 
 
Host Committee Members
Kathy & Lawrence Ashe
Barbara & Ron Balser
Kathleen Barksdale
Candy & Stephen Berman
Katie & Reade Fahs
Lois & Larry Frank
Shirley Franklin
Ingrid Saunders Jones
Ned Montag
Sunny Park
Glen Rollins
Frank & Robyn Sims
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sponsorship Levels:
Presenting Sponsor......$50,000
Trailblazer......................$25,000
Champion.....................$15,000
Catalyst.........................$10,000

For information on how to become a sponsor email bhaynes@civilandhumanrights.org
 

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