Join us on November 13th to celebrate grassroots leaders!
For the past three decades, the California Conference for Equality & Justice has celebrated individuals who have made significant contributions to improving human relations at the grassroots level with the Gene Lentzner Human Relations Awards. This year’s honorees are selected for their service to the community, fostering inter-group cooperation, and for their commitment to promoting respect and justice among all people.
Tickets are no longer available online; to purchase tickets at the door, call our office at 562-435-8184.
Three outstanding honorees will be recognized at the 31st Annual Gene Lentzner Human Relations Awards Celebration:
The City of Long Beach Human Dignity Program will present the Human Dignity Award to:
Jan Seymour Ford
Event Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Location: Expo Arts Center, 4321 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach 90807
Time: 5:30pm – 8:30pm
5:30pm – Reception (Beer, Wine, Small plates)
6:30pm – Awards Program
7:30pm – Music & Mingling
This year’s event will feature a photo gallery of past Gene Lentzner Human Relations Award honorees, delicious food from local restaurants, and an interactive art project to create a mural for CCEJ’s office!
Tickets range from $50-75
CommUnity Sponsorships available for $1,000 (includes 10 event tickets, logo/name on event signage and special recognition at the event)
About Gene Lentzner: Gene has been involved in social service, education, civil rights and human relations for most of his life. For more than 60 years, he has been dedicated to promoting racial, religious and cultural understanding even in the face of great resistance. His exceptional work in the area of human relations at a grassroots level was the impetus for the establishment of the Gene Lentzner Human Relations Award.