2017 honorees

Dear Friend,

Hector Villagra

Please join me at the ACLU of Southern California’s Bill of Rights Dinner on Sunday, December 3. This annual event allows us to honor the activists and artists who are redefining the narrative of the American experience. We are proud to celebrate the achievements of a diverse group of honorees whose work enriches our understanding of the times we are living in.

The past year has been a trying and uncertain time for our country. Never ones to passively accept threats, Southern Californians have taken a stand and chosen freedom over fear at every turn. As we reflect on the movement we have built to advance the cause of liberty and justice for all, we thank and honor those who raise their voices to tell our story and inspire our future.

I look forward to seeing you at the Bill of Rights Dinner.

Hector O. Villagra
Executive Director

ACLU of Southern California
Bill of Rights Dinner

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Beverly Wilshire Hotel
9500 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Cocktail Reception 5:00 p.m.
Dinner and Program 6:00 p.m

Cocktail attire

For more information contact Christian Lebano at 213-977-5229 or clebano@aclusocal.org

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Sponsors 2017


Sherry & Leo Frumkin
Shari Leinwand


Kate & Andy Summers


Susan Adelman & Claudio Llanos
Lyn & Norman Lear
Alan Sieroty
Peg Yorkin


Creative Artists Agency
Rozann Newman
Open Road Films
Sidley Austin LLP
Martin, Sara, & Samantha Widzer
Kristin Zethren & Chic Wolk


Amazon Studios
Wendy & Barry Meyer
Participant Media
Paul Hastings LLP
United Talent Agency
Dana & Matthew Walden
Jon Wiener & Judy Fiskin


Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Attias Family Foundation
Black Entertainment Television
Nichelle S. Carr/Rhonda M. Bethea
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Dickerson Employee Benefits
Doll Amir & Eley LLP
Fox Rothschild LLP
GEMAS Consulting - Elizabeth Jimenez Salinas
Lisa Gilford
Stacey Herzing
Barry & Carole Hirsch
Jackoway Tyerman Wertheimer Austen Mandelbaum
Morris & Klein
Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
Latham & Watkins LLP
Law Offices of R. Samuel Paz & Sonia Mercado and Associates
Suzanne Lerner
Lichter, Grossman, Nichols, Adler & Feldman, Inc. Roger Lowenstein & Los Angeles Leadership Academy Alvin & Lisa Michaelson
Michael, Marlene, & Scott Rapkin
Pamela Reis/Hannah Cannom
Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas
Shout! Factory
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Sony Pictures Entertainment
Squid & Squash Foundation
Steve Heckler Associates
Marla Stone, Scott Johnson & Claudia Johnson Stone


Dahdoul Inc.
Law Office of Frank J. Broccolo
Paula & Barry Litt
Sidney & Paula Machtinger
Doug Mirell
Anne Richardson
Kira Snyder & Allen Blue
TM Financial Forensics


The David Bohnett Foundation
Terri Kanner
Roger L. Kohn & Kay M. Gilbert
Lydia Glass
Outten Golden LLP
Steve Persky
Cheryl Tebo
Dr. Elizabeth Trebow
Women’s Global Empowerment Fund - Karen Sugar

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