…And Justice for All Awards
On October 2, 2010 LA CAN hosted its 1st Annual ..And Justice for All Awards in San Pedro, CA. The award celebration was held at the home of longtime LA CAN supporter Diane Middleton and proved to be the perfect venue. Breathtaking views of the ocean served as the perfect backdrop and the weather, which earlier in the day had threatened rain, was sunny and bright.
Friends, family members, and other LA CAN supporters gathered to pay homage to the inaugural awards recipients. Recipients were honored for their work and commitment to LA CAN’s human rights projects. Collectively they represented 25 years of work to bring equity, dignity & respect, and justice for residents in Downtown and South Los Angeles.
The Housing Awards were presented to:
- Barbara Schultz, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, 8-year LA CAN Commitment
- Steve Diaz, Community Organizer, 7-year LA CAN Commitment
The Civil Rights Awards were presented to:
- Jim Evans, Partner, Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P., 4-year LA CAN Commitment
- General Dogon, Community Organizer, 5-year LA CAN Commitment