WE DON’T PAUSE, WE PIVOT . . .
In our continuing promise to pivot and not pause, the Urban League of Louisiana has re-imagined our annual Gala as a live-virtual experience, forging ahead during these unprecedented times to serve the communities who need us the most. We invite you to join us in the virtual celebration of the Urban League’s Annual Gala, one of the largest and most recognizable fundraisers in New Orleans, on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.
This unique virtual experience will feature live music, inspiring programming and a wealth of entertainment, all in support of our 80-plus year legacy of empowering communities and changing lives.
Michael J. Sawaya
President and General Manager of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
James Carter, Esq
Managing Partner of the Cochran Firm–Trials & Mass Torts
President and Chief Executive Officer of Entergy New Orleans, LLC
Vice President Experiential, Essence Communications
Our 2020 Honorees were chosen for their incredible leadership, compassion, and commitment to equality and justice in our communities during the pandemic and beyond.
Dr. Jennifer Avegno
Director of the New Orleans Health Department
Jrue and Lauren Holiday
Jrue and Lauren Holiday Foundation
Chief Justice Bernette Johnson
Louisiana Supreme Court
Alden J. McDonald, Jr.
President and CEO of Liberty Bank
AFTER PARTY DJ
Boh Bros Construction Co., LLC
DePaul Community Health Centers
Greater New Orleans Foundation
Health and Wealth Consultants
Jade Russell Consulting
New Orleans Saints & Pelicans
Port of New Orleans
The Square Button
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Adams & Reese LLP
DMM & Associates, LLC
Asali DeVan Ecclesiastes
Finance Authority of New Orleans
Gallo Mechanical LLC
Dr. Seanelle Hawkins
Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans
Louisiana Federation for Children
Dennis McSeveney & Nance Harden
Dr. Larissa Steib
Total Community Action, Inc.
THOMAS-WADDELL & Associates, Inc.
Victor Robinson CPA’s
Kyle and Michelle Wedberg
Woodward Design Build