Center for the Healing of Racism
23rd Annual Juneteenth Ally Award
Date: June 24, 2017
Time: 12:00 Noon
Location: St. Paul’s United Methodist Church – Fondren Hall
5501 Main St., Houston, TX 77004
2017 Ally Award Recipient Dara Silverman
Dara Silverman served as the founding director of Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ), building the collective for white anti-racist allies from a group of 12 chapters to 150 chapters during her tenure. She has been promoting socioeconomic and racial justice for over 20 years, writing about conflict and identity in tense times, and serving as the Executive Director of Jews for Racial and Economic Justice (JFREJ) for 6 years from 2003-2009.
Additional Award Recipients
Black Lives Matter Houston – For taking the lead in calling attention to the importance of Black lives
United We Dream – For standing for the protection of Dreamers and Immigrants
Justin Normand – Individual Initiative Award – For standing alone in calling attention to the lives of Muslims
Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to this event to aid in our work, if you are unable to attend.
If you or your organization would like to support the 23rd Annual Juneteenth Ally Award Luncheon, please consider sponsorship at the following levels:
$5,000 and up – Ally
Listed as the title sponsor, name/logo recognition as sponsor on website and program. Half page ad in program, 5 tables for 6, a single lifetime membership. CFHR lapel pin.
$3,000 – Advocate
Name/logo recognition as sponsor on website and program. Quarter page ad in program, 4 tables for 6, and a single 2017-2018 membership. CFHR lapel pin.
$1,000 – Ambassador
Name/logo recognition as sponsor on website and program. 2 tables for 6. Will receive a single 2017-2018 membership. CFHR lapel pin.
$500 – Angel
Name listed in program, 1 table for 6. Will receive a CFHR lapel pin.