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  • Sunday, May 05, 2019 at 05:00 PM · $7.00 USD · 74 rsvps
    Temple B'rith Kodesh in Rochester, NY

    2019 Annual Dinner

    You are cordially invited!  We hope that you can join us for one of our organization’s most celebrated fundraising events, The Metro Justice Annual Dinner at Temple B’rith Kodesh, 2131 Elmwood Ave., on Sunday May 5, 2019.  Doors open at 5:00 PM, program to begin at 6:00

    Your ticket purchases and sponsorship will help fuel and support the campaigns that Metro Justice stands for. Your generosity can help our organization maintain its strong and uncompromising voice in the community; fighting for social, economic, and racial justice.  We hope you will join us for an evening of food, fun, and focus.

    Dr. Cedric Johnson of the department of African American Studies at the University of Illinois, Chicago. Will be this year's keynote speaker!

    His interests include racial and ethnic politics; African American political thought; neoliberalization; political economy; urban politics; and critical urban theory. He was the editor of The Neoliberal Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, Late Capitalism and the Remaking of New Orleans (University of Minnesota Press, 2011) and the author of Revolutionaries to Race Leaders: Black Power and the Making of African American Politics (University of Minnesota Press, 2007). He has also published numerous articles, including “James Boggs, the ‘Outsiders,’ and the Challenge of Postindustrial Society" in Souls and “The Urban Precariat, Neoliberalization and the Soft Power of Humanitarian Design."

    Dr. Johnson was awarded the W.E.B. DuBois Outstanding Book Award, from the National Conference of Black Political Scientists, in 2008.

    Please join us on May 5th! Tickets, sponsorship, and dinner booklet ads for the dinner can be purchased here:https://www.metrojustice.org/2019_annual_dinner

    Our dinner will be catered by Creative Caterers.  Specific menu items TBD (please check back later).

    Please scroll to the bottom of this page for all ticket and sponsorship information.  The deadline for ticket orders received by mail is April 26.

    We look forward to seeing you on Sunday May 5, 2018 for an evening of delicious food and stimulating conversation.  If you’re unable to attend, please consider making a contribution to Metro Justice to ensure we remain an independent grassroots organization for years to come.

    For questions please contact Andrew Thomas, Fundraising & Membership Director, 585-397-3535.

    Once your tickets have been purchased, you'll have an opportunity to let us know if you are willing to volunteer at the dinner and/or donate an appetizer.

    If you'd prefer to register by mail please download, print, and fill out this order form and mail it back to Metro Justice at the address on the form.

    Sponsors, please send us your ad copy to andrew@metrojustice.org no later than April 25th.

    If you'd like to donate a gift basket or or item for our raffle and silent auction please contact andrew@metrojustice.org

    We look forwardto seeing you on Sunday May 5, 2018 for an evening of delicious food and stimulating conversation.  If you’re unable to attend, please consider making a contribution to Metro Justice to ensure we remain an independent grassroots organization for years to come.

    For questions please contact Andrew Thomas, Fundraising & Membership Director, andrew@metrojustice.org, 585-397-3535.

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