We’re so glad that you’ll be joining us tonight, Saturday, September 13, for our gala!
This email includes helpful information to make your evening as enjoyable as possible.
Civil Rights at 50: Celebrating the Passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Saturday, September 13, 2014
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. reception with drinks and heavy hors d’oeuvres
7:30 p.m. program and performance
Please bring the tickets that were mailed to you. If you’re picking up your tickets, you can get them at our registration table in front of the Box Office.
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater
700 Howard Street, San Francisco (Google Maps)
NOTE: YBCA is also listed at 701 Mission Street, but our event is at 700 Howard St.
The YBCA Theater is a 10-minute walk from both the Montgomery Street BART and Powell Street BART stations. Check http://sfmta.com for how to get there by bus.
Parking is available at numerous lots around the area, including the Fifth & Mission Parking Garage across from the Westfield mall, and the Moscone Center Garage on 255 3rd Street.
All YBCA buildings are wheelchair accessible (including accessible restroom facilities). Wheelchair seating is available.
Dress up or come casual. There’s no dress code for our events!
Spoken word performance – Caitlyn Clark
We will be honoring:
- California State Senator Ed Hernandez – author of SCA 5, seeking to partially repeal Prop. 209
- Frederick Jordan – champion of minority business enterprises (MBEs)
- Jane and Howard Moore, Jr. – civil rights attorneys and movement pioneers
- Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati – co-counsel with EJS in social science briefs in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, and in Mount Holly v. Mt. Holly Gardens Citizens in Action, Inc.
And then we’ll be featuring an original performance by artists from the Marcus Shelby Orchestra, Zaccho Dance Theatre, and the Lorraine Hansberry Theatre.
We’re looking forward to seeing you!