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35th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards

Thursday, February 10th, 2022

Featuring Special Guest

Heather McGhee
Living the Dream Awardee
New York Times Bestselling Author of The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together

On Thursday, February 10th, 2022, the Bay Area legal community will gather for LCCRSF’s Martin Luther King Jr. Awards. Join us as we gather in person again and work together to transform our racial justice work into a lasting collective vision of justice, equity and liberation. The annual event and fundraiser spotlights the organization’s work over the previous year to dismantle systems of oppression and racism, and to build an equitable and just society, and celebrates significant contributions of pro bono volunteers, community leaders, artists and activists. The proceeds from this event remain critical to LCCRSF’s ability to conduct our wide range of programs. 

The annual event draws more than 600 guests, including government, community, and philanthropic leaders. In recent years, Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, Bryan Stevenson, Dr. Monique Morris, Van Jones, Secretary Julián Castro, Rep. Pramila Jayapal and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra have joined our annual event. Each year, we ask the legal community to join us so that the sparks of our work for racial justice can be fanned into the flame of our collective vision of justice, equity and liberation. 

For inquiries, please email mlk@lccrsf.org

OUR SPONSORS (as of November 22, 2021)

HONARARY CIRCLE

LEADERSHIP CIRCLE

David A. Lowe & Steve Murphy | Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP | Jacob Sorensen & E. Anne Hawkins

VISONARY

Compass Lexecon | Cooley LLP | Fenwick & West LLP | Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton | WilmerHale

CHAMPION

Alto Litigation PC | Arent Fox LLP | Baker McKenzie | Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP | Covington & Burling LLP | Google LLC | NERA Economic Consulting | Perkins Coie LLP | Salesforce | Stacey Wexler | Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger

PARTNER

Alston & Bird | APTMetrics | Amy Tovar | Barg Coffin Lewis & Trapp, LLP | Bird & Bird | Crowell & Moring LLP | DLA Piper | Farella Braun + Martel LLP | Folger Levin LLP | Keller Benvenutti Kim | Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP | Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP | Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP | Ogletree Deakins | Pacific Gas & Electric Company | Rogers Joseph O’Donnell, PC | Rudy, Exelrod, Zieff & Lowe, LLP | Schneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky Wotkyns, LLP | Shartsis Friese LLP

FRIEND

Ankura | Davis Wright Tremaine LLP | Dolby Laboratories | María Blanco | Outten & Golden LLP | PricewaterhouseCoopers | Rosen Bien Galvan & Grunfeld LLP | San Francisco Giants | Seyfarth Shaw LLP | Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP | Sturdevant Law Firm | Troutman Pepper

ADVOCATE

Ackermann & Tilajef, P.C. | ACLU Foundation of Northern California | Axinn | Darin & Mark Conley-Buchsieb | Iranian American Bar Association – Northern California Chapter | Lowenstein Sandler LLP | Priya Sanger, Chime Financial | Suzette & Clifton Barnes

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