At CCEJ, we know that real social change only comes when we work together to raise awareness, heal conflicts, and bridge differences in communities throughout Southern California. We are grateful to our donors, who sustain and enhance CCEJ’s transformative programs to eliminate bias, bigotry and racism.

Supporters FY20 (September 1, 2019 - August 30, 2020)

VISIONARIES ($25,000 +)

Albertsons
Binnie & Jack Berro
California Community Foundation
The California Endowment
Los Angeles County Department of Health – Youth Development & Diversion Program
Los Angeles County Dispute Resolution Program
The Rudolph J. and Daphne A. Munzer Foundation
State of California Board of State and Community Corrections
TABC/Toyota
Weingart Foundation
Zwift, Inc.

CHAMPIONS ($10,000 – $24,999)

Anheuser-Busch, Inc.
Beachwood BBQ & Brewing
Eugene & Ann Lentzner
Keurig Dr. Pepper
Dr. Mike & Arline Walter
Ralphs/Food4Less
Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits
Susan Stuhlbarg

LEADERS ($5,000 – 9,999)

Barilla America Inc.
Bimbo Bakeries USA
Bristol Farms
Capital Investment Advisers/Emerson Fersch
General Mills
Katy Stone Memorial Fund
Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce – Women’s Business Council
MemorialCare
Milton’s Baking Company
The Minute Maid Company
Mondelēz International
Northgate Gonzalez Market
Pepsi Beverages Company
Performance Plus Tire/Hank & Joyce Feldman
Perimeter Sales & Merchandising
Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling
Rosecarrie & Dr. Alan Brooks
Stater Bros. Charities

ADVOCATES ($2,500 – 4,999)

Alkaline88
Alta Dena Certified Dairy
Bess J. Hodges Foundation
City of Long Beach Human Dignity Program
Gelson’s Markets
John E. Kashiwabara Endowment Fund
LA County Supervisor Janice Hahn, 4th District
Lucille Ellis Simon Foundation
Merle Hilliard Charitable Trust
Mission Foods
Niagara Bottling
Novamex
Richard & Amy Lipeles
SA Recycling
Sidecar Doughnuts
Smart & Final
VM International
Young’s Market Company

SUSTAINERS ($1,000 - 2,499)

Barbara Wolfe
Blair Carty
Braden & Susan Phillips
Childnet Youth & Family Services
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, LBE
Craig T. Cross
CSULB Office of the President
CSULB School of Social Work
Daryl & Sandy Phillips
Dave Dimond
Desarie Gonzales
Dignity Health – St. Mary Medical Center Foundation
Empacadora San Marcos
Epson America
Frank & Margie Newell
Gallo Wine Company
Gloria & Mario Cordero
Hilton Foundation
Hostess Brands

Rabbi Howard Laibson
Jim Zehmer
Jill Rosenberg
Keesal, Young and Logan
Long Beach Nonprofit Partnership
Lynne & Tom Miller
Megan Kerr
Dr. Minnie Douglas
Nancy Manriquez-Dowell
the Performance Group
Port of Long Beach
Post Consumer Brands
Quest Home Services
Red Bull
Dr. Sy and Reva Alban
Talking Rain
Teri Alpert
U.S. Bank
Vic Chiono
Dr. Virginia L. Baxter

ALLIES ($100 - 999)

Abigail Caldwell
Adam Anderson
Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority
Alejandra Priede Schubert
Alyce LaViolette
Amanda MacLennan
Anna Bautista Calomay
Anne Laguzza
Annik A. Minasaganian
B&G Foods
Barbara Dibs
Barbara & Ned Gaylord
Barbara Powell
Bertie Levkowitz
Beverly Moutet
Blaze Bernstein Memorial Fund
Brad Coleman
Brandon Feco
Brandon Verbeck
Brian Jersky
Bruce & Helen Cohn Needham
Bryan Kaltenbach
Campbell’s
Carl Middleton
Carmen Wolf
Carolyn Caldwell
Cate Calimquim
Chana Ham-Rosebrock
Charlotte Joseph
Christiana Guillen
Christopher Steinhauser
Citrix
Community Works Consulting
Consuelo Pena
Corinne Garthoff
Crystal Higgins
Cynthia Freeman
Dan & Jessica Hertzler
Daniel Solís
David Bermon
Dave Kinnear/dbkAssociates, Inc.
Debra Valle
Diane Cary
Dennis McIntyre
Donna Simpson
Doyle & Suzanne Powell
Elisa Ann Nicholas
Elizabeth Lindh
Eric Felt
Eric & Rachel Stern
Eric Wat
Fidel Banuelos
Gillian Medina
Glenn Foran
Gwen Mack
George Frahm

Gloria Deukmejian
Grant Nemirow
Heather Miner
Helene Ansel
Hem Shah
Henry Taboada
Jack Dowsett
James Hankla
Jane Barboza
Dr. Jane & Collie Conoley
Jean & Barry Potter
Jean Bixby Smith
Jeanne & Hideo Karatsu
Jeff Williams
Jennifer Bodde
Jeri & David Goldstein
Jewish Long Beach
Jill Baker
Jim Veregge
Joan Leb
John & Marcie Blumberg
John Spitzley
Jonathan Istrin
Joseph Prevratril
Judi Carrillo
Julie Sinitzin Pearce
Karla Jimenez Teran
Katherine McIlquham
Kathleah Pagdilao
Kathryn Miles
Katie Carrico
Keith Winsten
Kevin Bartels
Kimberly-Clark Corp.
Kimmy Maniquis
King Chan
Laurie Arroyo
Laurie Raykoff
Liat Porat
Lisa Brooks
Lisa Keith Deshaies
Living into the Future Foundation
Long Beach Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Long Beach Designers
Lyn & Joel Epstein
Lynne & Gainer Pillsbury
Mackenzie Borau
Marcos Lopez
Margaret Merryfield
Mari Hooper
Marie Treadwell
Marty Geracitano
Mary & Willie Crocker
Mary Slobom
Marybeth Murray
Melissa Keyes
Melissa Pearson Campbell & Tut Campbell

Melvin Lee Berger & Wendy Golden
Michael Wolfgang Bauch
Michele Dobson
Michele Winterstein
Mieko Failey
Misha Body
Molly Auld
Monica McKenzie
Murad Minasian
Nan Goodman
Nancy Alpert
Nancy Mullio
Navigator Sales & Marketing
Nicole Honigman
Nina Flores
Dr. Patricia Toliver
Patricia Apel
Patricia McMillan
Pat Posey
Paul Kamholz
Peggy Boyd
Peggy Catron
PFLAG San Gabriel Valley Asian Pacific Islander Chapter
Dr. Rashida Crutchfield
Raul Lopez
Renee Simon
Rhonda Tagge
Richard Rosenberg
Rick Over
Rosalie Cruz
Ryan Harmon
Ruth Cooperman
Samuel Johnson
Sean Paul Sweeney
Snacks R Us
Sofia Riley
Steve Howard
Steve Jones
Stevie Brown
Susan Deland
Suzanne Nosworthy
Ted Hollister
Teresa Marie Sadlowski
Terri Nikoletich
Tessa Hicks Peterson
The Works Consulting
Thomas & Dalia McKenzie
Thomas Wardlow
Timothy Barry
Tina Vince
Toby Rothschild
Tommy T
Trojan & Co.
Vart Perumean
Valerie Dickson
Wendelyn Julien
Westerly School
William Potter

FRIENDS ($1 - 99)

Adrien Sandoval
Alan Brunell
Alejandro Gomez
Amber Cook
Amber Guido
Amelia Goerlitz
Amy Kirsten Crepau
Amy Dattner
Amy Grant
Ana Hernandez Luna
Ana Sukiennik-Takaoka
Anamara Olson
Andrea Escobar
Andrew Matt
Andrew Nadai
Andy Garcia Reyes
Angel Velasquez
Angela Past
Angela Seibel
Anna Behar-Russell
Anna Maria Campillo Jerome
Anna Musun-Miller
Annette Kashiwabara
Annie Gurvis
April Economides
April Leininger
April Pernell
Ashley Perez
Audrey Georg
Avinash Lall
Ayla Donlin
Barbara Shoag
Beth Schaefer
Betina Hsieh
Beverly O’Neill
Bill Armstrong
Boris Hamilton
Brad Martin
Brian Lindgren
C.J. Harmatz
Carmen Boatwright
Carol Menard Fulthorp
Carol Ann Masters
Caroline Willer
Cassie Roque
Celia Young
Century Housing
Cheryl Khaner
Chloe Haynes
Chris Lee
Christina Qua
Claudia Maria Lopez
Collin Seib
Connie Strybel
CSULB Office of Student Affairs
Cynthia Terry
Cynthia Howell
Dale Brunner
Dale Whitney
Damien Nhu
Dana Murphy
Daniel Chasse
Danielle Achiro
David Gansen
David Gu
David Sacks
Dayna Edwards
Debbie Leuzzi
Debbie Thorpe
Deborah Lewis
Deborah Goldfarb
Deborah Hamm
Deborah Magnussen
Desiree Row
Diego Hernandez
Dog Davis
Donna Chinn
Dora Bowl
Dora Quach
Douglas Barcon
Dorothy Harper
Downtown Long Beach Alliance

Eddie Vasquez
Eisha Mason
Elisa Ruth
Elsa Greno
Elizabeth Morton
Elizabeth Reinhardt
Elizabeth Sadlon
Emily Joelle
Eric Seik
Erin Nakamura
Erin Zavala
Eris Ann Buenafe Gallego
Ernesto Garcia
Eva Kant
Evelyn Padian
Eydie Pasicel
Felix Lung
Fern Nueno
Fran Pilgreen
Francisco Rodriguez
Gahl Crane
Gail Wasil
Geetanjali Deo
Gordon Kahre
Graham McIntyre
Gus Ayala
Hieu Nguyen
Hoa Su
Irene Barajas
Jaclyn Ortiz
Jaime Brinkley
Jaime Villagomez
Janet Katsuki Mullen
Janet Leonards
Jan Seymour-Ford
Janet Tyree
Janis Kleinberg
Jason White
Jason Woodruff
Jean Fromm
Jeff Beaudett
Jeff Delva
Jeff Gerstl
Jeff Sigmen
Jen Clark
Jen Raffensperger
Jen Ramos
Jennifer Benedict
Jennifer Erin Booker
Jenny Penner
Jer Adrienne Lelliot
Jerry Moreno
Jesse Hart
Jessica Birch
Jessy Needham
Jim O’Shea
Joan Russell
Jocelyn Bonaly Atkinson
John Jacobson
John Petti
Johnson Tran
Joy Gallis
Judi Woods
Judith Garvis
Judith McBride
Julia Childs
Julie Turvey
Julie Vo
Juliet Elkins
Juliette Brungs
Karen Copeland
Karen Viloria
Karl Bui
Karl Irish
Katherine Kirchoff
Kathleen O’Neal
Katie Porter
Katya Fairchok
Kelly Archbold
Kent Azaren
Kerri McCanna
Khushbindar Sood
Kim Wardlow
Kimberly Patterson

Kimberly Tran
Kimberly Vargas
Kimi Moore
Kirstie Ruppert
Kristen Risbrodt
Kristi Oetken
Kristin Dykes Maranon
Kristy Shigemoto
Ku’uipo Tupua-Upton
Lakeisha Williams
LaVerne Duncan
LBCC Student Affairs
Lee Abrams
Leslie Billinger
Leslie Hammer
Lester Reams
Leta Rogers
Lexie Nguyen
Lili LH
Linda Shiffer
Linda Waltzman
Lindsay Renae
Lisa Dunn
Lisa Mais
Lisa Wharton
Lori Davidson
Lori Woods
Lottie Gurvis
Manuel De La Rosa
Marc Butsumyo
Marc Johnson
Margaret Jones
Margaux Kohut
Margo Berdanis
Margo Malakoff
Mariam Albers
Marissa Jill
Marissa Roberts
Marita Stoneman
Mark Gurvis
Marla Goldberg
Marlene Brown
Marlene Sandvig
Marta Evry
Marty Friedman
Mary Fairchok
Mary Humme
Mary Kate McBride
Matthew Hamlett
Mayte Lee
Megan Stankiewicz
Meghan McLeod
Melissa Perlman
Meryl Cohn
Michael Ajemian
Michael Bryant
Michael Haber
Michael Keaney
Michael Ton
Michelle Thomassian
Michelle Vanegas
Miguel Angel Castaneda
Mickie Villanueva
Mike Digregorio
Mike McKeehan
Mitzi Brown
Monika Spisakova
Morgan Pareja
Nancy Mendez
Nancy Meyer-Adams
Nancy Schuette
Nancy Villaseñor
Neal Zaslavsky
NG Jasso
Nichola Adeline
Nicolassa Galvez
Nicole Schmidt
Noa Gurvis
Norena Thompson
Rev. O. Leon Wood, Jr.
Omar Moneim
Paige Fingerhut Charnick
Pamela Young Lee
Patrice Wong
Patricia Davidson

Patricia Dionaldo
Patricia Lawn
Patrick McAllister
Patrick Schallberger
Paul Stark
Perrine Crampton
Phil Trocchio
Pieter Nauta
Rachel Rubin
Rafael Nendel Flores
Randi King
Raul Anorve
Raul Vazquez
Rebecca Davis
Reena Hajat Carroll
Renee Pezzotta
Rob Muschler
Robin Cordrey
Robin Miura
Robin Smith
Ron Lebow
Rosanne Popkin
Rose Richard
Russell Strandtman
Ruth Chambers
Ruth Vi Le
Ryan Magallanes
Sadie Sacks
Saima Husain
Sandra Berger
Sandy Carroll
Sarah Bennett
Sarah Burroughs
Sarah Cummings
Sarah Rose Patterson
Scot Hart
Scott Aaron
Sean Jabbi
Sebastian Hermenier
Seyed Jalali
Shareen Knowlton
Shawn McMahon
Dr. Shay Sorrells
Shelly Stratton
Shenella Wright
Shireen El-Maissi
Shirley Wild
Sophia Thompson
South Coast Interfaith Council
Stephanie Mehr
Stephen E. Gordon
Stephen Xiong
Steven & Stephanie Rockenbach
Stuart Greif
Sue Vachon
Susan Fahrney
Susan Renick
Susie Moise
Sylvia Duarte
Tanya Vidhyarkorn
Tapestry Unitarian Universalist Congregation
Tiffany Brown
Tim Reed
Tina Chen
Tina Sutera
Todd Gurvis
Tom Fountain
Tom Underhill
Tony Jantzen
Troy Fluhr
Truong Nguyen
Uduak Ntuk
Unitarian Universalist Church of Long Beach
Valentino Agundez
Vaughn Masterson
Venk Modur
Vera Appleyard
Veronica Montoya
Vic & Daisy Schneidman
Victor Thompson
Victoria Dunch
Virginia Lee
Will Alford
Xavier Santos
Yvonne Zowalla
Zayda Garcia

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