Defenders of Justice

Join us for the
17th Annual Defenders of Justice Awards

Thursday, May 14, 2015
6:00-9:00 p.m.

William and Ida Friday Center
100 Friday Center Drive in Chapel Hill

 

Defenders of Justice (DOJ) Awards are given by the Justice Center to honor individuals or organizations who are making significant contributions in the following areas: Litigation; Policy Research and Advocacy; Legislative and Administrative Advocacy; and Grassroots Empowerment. Recipients will be honored at our annual Defenders of Justice Event.

Click here for photos from last year's event.

 

THE 2015 HONOREES

LEGISLATIVE & ADMINISTRATIVE ADVOCACY

Rep. Susan Fisher
Sen. Gladys Robinson

POLICY RESEARCH & ADVOCACY

Center for Responsible Lending
Tom Vitaglione
, Senior Fellow of Health and Safety at NC Child

LITIGATION

The University of North Carolina's Center for Civil Rights
Former Justice Bob Orr

GRASSROOTS EMPOWERMENT

Ajamu and Rukiya Dillahunt
 

 

THANK YOU TO LAST YEAR'S SPONSORS!

PLATINUM SPONSORS

 

GOLD SPONSORS

SILVER SPONSORS

Anonymous

Cathy Tamsberg and Felicia Roper

Dr. Jessie L. White, Jr.


 

BRONZE SPONSORS

Anonymous
Bob Schall and Susan Lupton
Carol Teal and Bill Wilson
Center for Responsible Lending
Chris and Susan Graebe
Chris Fitzsimon and Barbara Wiedemann
Cone Health Foundation
Cyrus King
Digital Benefit Advisors
Environmental Defense Fund
Fear Not Fund
Frank Bricio
Gayle Ruedi
Gene Nichol
Glenn Mills Fisher & Mahoney
Henry E. Teich
Jay Butler
Jim Smith
John Graybeal and Laurie Heise
Julie and Richard Mooney
Mary Klenz, in honor of the League of Women Voters - Charlotte-Mecklenburg
Matt and Suzanne Case
Melinda Lawrence and Greg Malhoit
Network South
North Carolina Advocates for Justice
North Carolina State AFL-CIO
Planned Parenthood in North Carolina
Rabbi Eric M. Solomon
Richard Hooker
Robert Jackson and Anne Deloria
Romeo Wiggins & Company
Scholars for North Carolina’s Future
Self-Help
Steve Schewel and Lao Rubert
Susan Russell and Bob Konrad
Suzanne Begnoche, Attorney at Law
Women AdvaNCe
Will Corbett

See video and photos from last year's event on our YouTube and Flickr pages.

Past Defenders of Justice Award Recipients

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