Annual Gala

Western Justice Center hosts its premier fundraising dinner each fall. The dinner salutes the efforts of all who work towards a more peaceful society and honors the most worthy with the Builder of Peace Award.

 

BUILDER OF PEACE AWARD

The Western Justice Center Builder of Peace Award recognizes exemplary commitment to the pursuit of a more peaceful society. The award is given in three categories: individual, law firm and corporation. 

 

INDIVIDUAL BUILDER OF PEACE

The Individual Builder of Peace Award is presented to an individual who is a tireless advocate of peace as the foundation for a better life and more just society. The award may be given to more than one individual each year.

Past award recipients: Clarence Avant (2008); Alexandra Nechita (2008); Dawn Anna (2009); Azim Khamisa (2010); Stephen R. English, Esq. (2011); Molly Munger, Esq. (2011); Connie Rice, Esq. (2011).

 

LAW FIRM BUILDER OF PEACE

The Law Firm Builder of Peace Award is presented to a law firm that demonstrates a continuous and distinguished record of supporting alternative dispute resolution, public service, and community involvement.

Past award recipients: Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP (2008); O’Melveny & Myers LLP (2009); Latham & Watkins LLP (2010); Lim, Ruger & Kim LLP (2011).

 

CORPORATE BUILDER OF PEACE

The Corporate Builder of Peace Award is presented to a corporation or corporate executive that demonstrates a continuous and distinguished record of improving the communities in which they do business by supporting programs that create safer environments for living, learning and thriving.

Past award recipients: The Walt Disney Company (2008); Navigant Consulting, Inc. (2009); Southern California Edison (2010); Alan Buckelew (2011).

 

 
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