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Defenders of Justice Awards dinner is this week

Defenders of Justice 2013Among the things on tap for a very busy week in the state capital: the 15th annual Defenders of Justice Awards Dinner

The Defenders of Justice Awards are presented  each year by the North Carolina Justice Center to honor individuals or organizations who are making significant contributions in the following areas:  Litigation; Research and Policy Development; Public Policy Advocacy and Grassroots Empowerment/Community Capacity Building. 

REGISTER AND PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

This year’s 15th Annual DOJ event will be held on Thursday, May 9 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Carolina Club at UNC Chapel Hill’s George Watts Hill Alumni Center.

Please contact Melissa Wiggins for details on sponsorship opportunities at (919) 861-2209 or melissa@ncjustice.org, or click on the link below.

THE 2013 HONOREES

LEGISLATIVE & ADMINISTRATIVE ADVOCACY

Wayne Goodwin, NC Commissioner of Insurance

LITIGATION

Phil Lehman, NC Office of the Attorney General

Mortgage Foreclosure Unit, Legal Aid of NC

POLICY RESEARCH AND ADVOCACY

Equality NC

GRASSROOTS EMPOWERMENT

A. Philip Randolph Institute

 

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