Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

36th Anniversary Dinner

The Anniversary Dinner is a signature annual event that benefits Advancing Justice-LA through the generous support of many individuals, companies and foundations. It celebrates the organization’s accomplishments throughout the year and highlights its year-round programs and services. Additionally, the organization honors partners who have made a significant impact on the community. The event includes a reception, silent auction and dinner in addition to the awards ceremony.

This event is attended by over 1,200 guests, including elected officials, community partners, members of the local Asian American bar associations and leaders from the corporate, legal and nonprofit sectors. It has become one of the largest fundraising dinners in the AANHPI communities. It is typically held in October in downtown Los Angeles.

To see past honorees, click here, and to see past chairs/co-chairs, click here.

36th Anniversary Dinner
Thursday, October 17, 2019

The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites
404 S. Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90071

5:30 pm - Reception and Silent Auction
7:00 pm - Program and Dinner

Business Attire

Honorees

Public Serve Award
Governor Gavin Newsom

Corporate Impact Award
Bank of Hope

Education Impact Award
Harvard Student Activists

Community Impact Award
Ethnic Media Partners: Sing Tao, Asian Journal, and U.S. News Express

Dinner Committee

Paul S. Chan, Esq., Bird, Marella, Boxer, Wolpert, Nessim, Drooks, Lincenberg & Rhow
Wendy Chang
Shirley S. Cho, Esq., Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP
Vincent M. Gonzales, Esq., Southern California Gas Company
Stewart Kwoh, Esq., Advancing Justice-LA
Sally Lew
John S.C. Lim, Esq., LimNexus LLP
Sandy Sakamoto, Esq., LimNexus LLP
Nita Song, IW Group, Inc.
Marie Tan, Marie Tan, CPA, A Prof. Corporation
Hon. Casimiro U. Tolentino
David Yang, Esq., Hawkinson Yang LLP
Jeffrey Yang, Esq., MUFG Union Bank, N.A.

Sponsors

Century Circle - $100,000

Panda Restaurant Group, Inc.

54 Greene Street Realty

Ken Fong

Titanium Circle - $25,000

Southern California Gas Company

Golden Circle - $10,000

Bird, Marella, Boxer, Wolpert, Nessim, Drooks, Lincenberg & Rhow, P.C.

County of Los Angeles, Office of Supervisor Hilda Solis

Nielsen

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Foundation

The California Endowment

Yoon Law, APC

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Bank of America

Silver Circle - $5,000

The Sun Family Foundation

UCLA

The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites

Bronze Circle - $3,500

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Manufacturers Bank

Sheppard Mullin

United Way of Los Angeles

Jones Day

Community Circle - $1,500

County of Los Angeles, Office of Supervisor Kathryn Barger

The Baltimore Family Fund

Table sponsorships are available for purchase. Click here for a Sponsorship Form. Return completed forms by email or mail to the Advancing Justice – LA office or via fax to (213) 977-7595. Deadline to be included as a sponsor on event invitation is Tuesday, July 24, 2018. 

The Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles is a 501(c)(3) organization. For sponsorships, contributions over the fair-market value are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. The fair-market value of each dinner admission ticket is $80. Click here for a complete listing of the 2017 Anniversary Dinner sponsors.

Tickets

Individual tickets are available for purchase.
Return completed forms by mail to the Advancing Justice – LA office or via fax to (213) 977-7595. 

Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles is a 501(c)(3) organization. For tickets, contributions over the fair-market value are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. The fair-market value of each dinner admission ticket is $80.

Silent Auction

Make a donation to the event silent auction.  Silent Auction donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

Click here for a silent auction donation reply form.

Click here for a complete listing of the 2017 Anniversary Dinner Silent Auction Donors.

 

Click here to learn more about Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles.  For more information on the 35th Anniversary Dinner, please contact Jim Herr at (213) 977-7500 ext. 242.


Transportation & Parking Information:

Ride Share Drop Off
404 S. Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA  90071

Discounted Validated Parking Information
Validation for discounted parking will be available at the dinner.  There are no in-and-outs with validation.

The Westin Bonaventure Hotel (Valet ONLY)
401 South Flower Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071
(213) 624-1000
$24 with validation

City National Garage Self Park
400 South Flower Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071
(213) 628-0581
"Sky bridge" access to Bonaventure hotel on the 7th floor of the parking garage.
MON-FRI (5PM-2AM): $10.00 with Validation

Union Bank Garage Self Park
445 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 620-0170
"Sky bridge" access to Bonaventure Hotel on the 3rd level of the garage
MON-FRI (5am-5pm): $15.00 with Validation
MON-FRI (5pm-2am): $10.00 with Validation

 

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 17th 2019

For Legal Help

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Our mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders and to create a more equitable and harmonious society.