NWHM and its Los Angeles Regional Council hosted their first event at Creative Artists Agency on the evening of Thursday, October 25, 2012. The private reception celebrated the work of Dolores Huerta, Co-founder of United Farm Workers and President of the Dolores Huerta Foundation, who was recently awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest honor bestowed on a citizen, and Jennifer Siebel Newsom, writer, director and producer of critically-acclaimed documentary Miss Representation and Founder and CEO of MissRepresentation.org and Girls Club Entertainment.
The evening also featured new musical artist Sheléa and NWHM President and CEO Joan Wages. Catherine Hardwicke, who directed the NWHM public service announcement (PSA), presented the full version. It is now available on the NWHM website and YouTube channel. It was a fabulous event, attended by 250 VIP guests including Geena Davis, Marie Royce, Ford Roosevelt, and Frances Fisher. The evening was made possible by Title Sponsor QVC; Presenting Sponsors Claremont Graduate University and Dermalogica; Gold Sponsors Southern California Gas Company and Rainbow Light; and Silver Sponsor The Beverly Hilton Hotel.
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