Gala 2018

Mi Tierra Mi Gente: Junta for Progressive Action 49th Gala

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Please join us to celebrate 49 years of progress and to honor those who contribute to the empowerment and growth of our community!

Date and Time:
Thursday, September 6, 2018
6:00–10:00 p.m.

Amarante’s Sea Cliff
62 Cove Street, New Haven, CT


Community Partnership Award:
William C. Graustein
William Casper Graustein Memorial Fund

Social and Civil Justice Award:
Kica Matos
Director, Imigration Rights and Racial Justice at Center for Community Change

Humanitarian Advocate Award:
Rick Fontana
Deputy Director, Emergency Operations, City of New Haven

Sponsors (To Date)

Community Foundation for GNH
Webster Bank
Yale-New Haven Hospital
Yale University

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Reservations can be made by returning the RSVP card (link below) to Junta for Progressive Action, 169 Grand Avenue, New Haven, CT 06513; online (link below); or by calling Junta at 203-787-0191.

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All proceeds from the event support Junta’s programs and services for the Greater New Haven community.

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Board of Directors

  • Dominic Woolfrey, Chair
  • Leta Highsmith, Vice Chair
  • Liam Brennan, Secretary
  • Matthew H. Short, Treasurer
  • Maysa Akbar, PhD, ABPP
  • Henry Fernandez
  • Adriana Arreola Joseph
  • Sara Lulo
  • Rafael Ramos