Thursday, October 7, 2010

Tuesday event: Supervisors and Commission on Human Relations' John Anson Ford Awards Ceremony




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                           Media Contact: Patricia Senette

October 7, 2010                                                                                                                                    (213) 738-2065








2010 John Anson Ford Human Relations Awards Go to KC Porter and Five Diverse Organizations



WHAT:                                  Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and the County of Los Angeles Commission on Human                                                                 Relations (the Commission) John Anson Ford (JAF) Human Relations Award presentations                                                    to recognize organizations and individuals who have excelled in work promoting positive intergroup                                        relations and preventing hate violence.


WHO:                                    L.A. County Board of Supervisors will present the Commission’s John Anson Ford Human Relations                                                                                 Awards: K.C. Porter, Grammy Award winner to receive the County-wide Courage Award. Supervisorial                                                    District Awards will be presented to Martha Chono-Helsley for REACH LA;  Lynn Manning and                                                                                             Guillermo Aviles-Rodriguez for Watts Village Theater Company; Roger Coggan for The Los Angeles Gay &                                                            Lesbian Center’s Legal Services Department; Mike Herrera for Boys and Girls Club of the South Bay;                                                                        and Evelyn Serrano for the Valle Del Oro Neighborhood Committee and NOMAD LAB.


WHEN:                                  Tuesday, October 12, 2010 – 1:00 p.m.


WHERE:                                Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration

                                                Board Hearing Room 381B

                                                500 West Temple Street

                                                Los Angeles, CA  90012


                                                Reception – 11:00 a.m.

                                                Room 739 Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration


CONTACT:                           Robin Toma, Executive Director

                                                Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations

                                                (213) 639-6089




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