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Creating Bias-Free Classrooms Demonstration
Aug
13
6:00 PM18:00

Creating Bias-Free Classrooms Demonstration

Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, the author of AB 537, the California Student Safety and Violence Prevention Act, joins us on August 13, 2015 as we present a demonstration of Creating Bias-Free Classrooms, a unique professional development program for educators. The program uses live, interactive theater to train teachers to create safe classrooms for students who are targeted by homophobia.

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2013 Gala: Silver Jubilee
Oct
5
6:00 PM18:00

2013 Gala: Silver Jubilee

  California Court of Appeal Associate Justice and  WJC Board Member, Jeffrey W. Johnson, saluted Dr. Terrence J. Roberts, principal of Terrence Roberts Consulting and fellow WJC Board Member, with the  Champion of Justice  award.    Dr. Terrence J. Roberts is one of the “Little Rock Nine,” the group of African-American students who, in 1957-58, were escorted to school every day by federal troops by order of President Eisenhower as they desegregated Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.  Since that time, Dr. Roberts has continued to focus on how best to build positive human relations through celebrating racial, ethnic and cultural diversity.  As a member of the WJC Board of Directors, Dr. Roberts exemplifies the organization’s mission of peaceful resolution of conflict.

California Court of Appeal Associate Justice and  WJC Board Member, Jeffrey W. Johnson, saluted Dr. Terrence J. Roberts, principal of Terrence Roberts Consulting and fellow WJC Board Member, with the Champion of Justice award.

Dr. Terrence J. Roberts is one of the “Little Rock Nine,” the group of African-American students who, in 1957-58, were escorted to school every day by federal troops by order of President Eisenhower as they desegregated Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.  Since that time, Dr. Roberts has continued to focus on how best to build positive human relations through celebrating racial, ethnic and cultural diversity.  As a member of the WJC Board of Directors, Dr. Roberts exemplifies the organization’s mission of peaceful resolution of conflict.

  Dr. Terrence J. Roberts and   Justice Awards   Master of Ceremonies Petri Hawkins-Byrd (an actor known for his   role as bailiff on the television court program Judge Judy)

Dr. Terrence J. Roberts and Justice Awards Master of Ceremonies Petri Hawkins-Byrd (an actor known for his role as bailiff on the television court program Judge Judy)

  Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP partner and  WJC Board Member Glenn D. Pomerantz, Esq. accepts the  Defender of Justice  award from WJC Executive Director Judge Judith C. Chirlin (Ret.) on behalf of his firm.    Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP (MTO) is a long-time supporter of WJC.  Commitment to community is a  vital part of MTO’s culture.  Their attorneys are equally committed to contributing in meaningful ways by serving on non-profit boards or donating their time to organizations that inspire them and that improve the lives of the people in the communities they serve.

Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP partner and  WJC Board Member Glenn D. Pomerantz, Esq. accepts the Defender of Justice award from WJC Executive Director Judge Judith C. Chirlin (Ret.) on behalf of his firm.

Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP (MTO) is a long-time supporter of WJC.  Commitment to community is a  vital part of MTO’s culture.  Their attorneys are equally committed to contributing in meaningful ways by serving on non-profit boards or donating their time to organizations that inspire them and that improve the lives of the people in the communities they serve.

  Raymond R. Kepner,  Esq., partner at Seyfarth Shaw and WJC Board Member, presented Christopher P. Reynolds, General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer for Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. the Defender of Justice award to honor his corporation and its commitment to innovative youth oriented programs such as Haven, WJC’s social network for high school  students who are leading their campuses to become safer and more inclusive.    Toyota and WJC share a respect for tradition combined with a commitment to innovation – to assure that the products we deliver, whether motor vehicles or youth oriented programs, make use of the newest and most creative ideas and technologies.

Raymond R. Kepner,  Esq., partner at Seyfarth Shaw and WJC Board Member, presented Christopher P. Reynolds, General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer for Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. the Defender of Justice award to honor his corporation and its commitment to innovative youth oriented programs such as Haven, WJC’s social network for high school  students who are leading their campuses to become safer and more inclusive.

Toyota and WJC share a respect for tradition combined with a commitment to innovation – to assure that the products we deliver, whether motor vehicles or youth oriented programs, make use of the newest and most creative ideas and technologies.


 2013 Western Justice Center Foundation Gala

2013 Gala Patrons

Diamond - $25,000

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
Toyota Motor Sales USA
Liza & Paul Wachter

Platinum, $15,000

Girardi & Keese
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
Reed Smith

Gold - $10,000

Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
Alston & Bird LLP
Bowman and Brook LLP
CourtCall
Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellot, LLP
Glaser Weil Fink Jacobs Howard Avchen & Shapiro LLP
JAMS The Resolution Experts
Latham & Watkins LLP
Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Diane & David Paul
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Proskauer Rose LLP
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Susman Godfrey LLP
TM Financial Forensics

Bronze - $5,000

California Community Foundation
Hon. Raymond Fisher & Nancy Fisher
King & Spalding
Loeb & Loeb LLP
Micronomics
Pilsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

Pearl - $2,000

Robert & Sara Adler
Arnold & Porter LLP
Bingham McCutchen LLP
John & Louise Brinsley
California State University, Los Angeles
Cochran-Bond Law Offices
Early Sullivan Wright Gizer & McRae LLP

Jose & Catherine Gomez
KNJ Inc.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Rosen Saba LLP
Dorothy Shubin & Greg Pieschala
Clarissa & Brad Weirick

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Oct
6
6:00 PM18:00

2012 Virtual Gala

Social Butterfly ($10,000 and up)

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP

O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Diane & David Paul

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Proskauer Rose LLP

 

Group Date ($5,000 - $9,999)

Allen, Matkins, Leck, Gamble, Mallory & Natsis LLP

Richard Chernick, Esq. & Karla Chernick

Ernst & Young LLP

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Susman Godfrey LLP

TM Financial Forensics LLC

 

Double Date ($1,000 - $4,999)

Patricia L. Glaser, Esq.

JAMS, Inc.

Robert M. Kaufman, Esq.

Latham & Watkins LLP

The Hon. Christina Ann Snyder & Marc M. Seltzer, Esq.

Lucinda Starrett, Esq. & Allan Maynard Bates

 

Me Time ($500 - $999)

 The Hon. Dorothy L. Shubin & Greg Pieschala

Phillip K. Sotel, Esq.

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