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2017 Acting for Justice Awards

Photo © by Bernard Kleina

October 2, 2017

On September 25, 2017, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) held its 12th Anniversary Acting for Justice Awards benefit at the NYU Kimmel Center. It was an evening infused with inspiration, entertainment and a celebration of FHJC’s twelve years of accomplishments. It included a VIP Cocktail Hour for sponsors, supporters and honorees, followed by a general reception. The awards program, hosted by Broadway actor and concert/recording artist Darius de Haas, celebrated the FHJC’s accomplishments and recognized 13 individuals and organizations that made a significant impact in the struggle for fair housing. The evening featured a presentation by legal scholar and acclaimed author, Sheryll Cashin, a performance by 3-time Grammy nominated R&B artist Ryan Shaw, and a raffle for two tickets to the smash Broadway musical ‘Hamilton’.

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[hr] Our Generous Lead Sponsors


Cuti Hecker Wang LLP

Emery Celli Brinckeroff & Abady LLP

Eisenberg & Baum LLP


Amalgamated Bank

Susan Pernick

Guest Stars for Justice

Enterprise Community Partners

Parker Hanski LLC

The Actors Fund

Latham & Watkins

Blythe Design Studio

Ben Geballe

Gene Capello