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CELEBRATE THE LGBTQ+ LAWYERS ASSOCIATION OF LA'S RETURN TO THE SCIENCE CENTER!

The LGBTQ+ Lawyers Association of L.A.'s Annual Gala has historically been the largest event that the Association holds each year. The event honors individuals and organizations that have made contributions to education, human rights, and equality for the LGBTQ+ community. This year, we are delighted to be returning to the California Science Center for an in-person event. For more than ten years, the Association's Gala has been themed to spotlight important issues to the LGBTQ+ community, including marriage equality, military service, adoption, employment rights, and unity.

This year's theme is "Ready to Launch," which signifies our role as an LGBTQ+ legal organization standing ready to address the challenges that will be facing both our LGBTQ+ community and our larger community in light of the Supreme Court's decision this year denying the fundamental right to an abortion. We recognize that the precedents guaranteeing bodily autonomy and privacy that keep government out of the doctor’s office when a person seeks contraceptive or reproductive services are inextricably linked to those precedents that overruled sodomy laws and made same-sex marriage a reality across the country. The rights of the LGBTQ+ community are inextricably intertwined with the rights of women and those of all people seeking reproductive care and family-planning services. Our Gala this year will not only celebrate how far we have come but also bring us together at a critical time as we prepare for the work ahead of us. We hope you will be able to join us!

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 


Co-Presidents:
Lauren Greene & Dimitri Portnoi

Treasurer: Robert Winson

Secretary: Jay Pang 

Communications Chairs: David J. Richardson 

& Carlos A. Hernandez

Membership Chair: Lauren Greene 

Board Development Chair: Dimitri Portnoi

BOARD OF GOVERNORS 

Abigail Coursolle, Mark Lemke, Joshua Quaye,
Jeremy Lane, Cameron Fisher, Jade Jurdi,
Arleen Fernandez, Perla Esquivel, James Holmes,
Leisette Rodriguez, Jay Ramsey, Anwar Burton, 
Tamar Tokat, Bec Edelson, Kyle Grossman, 
Sam Spiegelman, Samuel Fein, & Peter Goldschmidt


EVENT DETAILS

         


Purchase Tickets and 
Sponsor
Our Gala Here.


DATE: Friday, October 21, 2022
TIME: 6:30PM - 10:30PM
WHERE: California Science Center 
                700 Exposition Park Dr.
                Los Angeles, CA 90037
                ($18 Parking - Cash Only)
FOOD: Catered & hosted Bars

Proof of Vaccination will be required at the door on the day of the event.

Questions?  Email: GALA@lgbtqpluslawersla@gmail.com

Instructions Via the Metro Expo Line: Take exit Expo Park/USC station. Cross street toward Rose garden and make a right heading toward the Natural History Museum. Turn left at  the corner of the NHM and Rose Garden and follow the sidewalk alongside the NHM and lawn. When you reach the end of the sidewalk (directly facing the Coliseum) the event entrance will be a few steps to your left.





AWARDS


Co-PRESIDENTS 
AWARD

This award is made to an individual who exemplifies, supports, and advances the values and goals of the LGBTQ+ Lawyers Association of Los Angeles. The award is typically made to a person who has made outstanding contributions to the LGBTQ+ Legal Community, especially in the Los Angeles area.



COMMUNITY SERVICE 
AWARD

This award is made to a non-profit organization that has
made significant contributions to the LGBTQ+ Community, which may include advocacy for equal rights of LGBTQ+ people, material support for the LGBTQ+ community,
and 
the advancement of LGBTQ+ staff and volunteers.



CORPORATE/GOVERNMENT
PARTNER OF THE YEAR AWARD

This award is made to a firm, corporation, or government department that exemplifies, supports, and advances the values and goals of the LGBTQ+ Lawyers Association of Los Angeles. These include advocacy for equal rights of LGBTQ+ lawyers, support for the LGBTQ+ community, and the advancement of LGBTQ+ law students and lawyers in the profession.

SPONSORS

Diamond Sponsors


Platinum Sponsors


Gold Sponsors


 

Silver Sponsors


Email us at:

lgbtqpluslawyersla@gmail.com

Address:
P.O. Box 480318
Los Angeles, CA 90048

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