Each fall, the Equal Justice Works Annual Dinner honors lawyers who exemplify the values we hold dear—compassion, dedication, and commitment to achieving our nation’s promise of equal justice for all.

One of the largest fundraising dinners in Washington, D.C. hosted by a nonprofit organization, the Equal Justice Works Annual Dinner raises the critical funds needed to support our programs that mobilize passionate public service leaders.

October 24, 2019
6 p.m. – 10 p.m.


Washington Hilton
1919 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20009

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If you are unable to attend this year’s dinner, but would still like to show your support, please consider making a donation to Equal Justice Works.

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2018 Annual Dinner Highlights

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2018 Annual Dinner
Master of Ceremonies: David Gregory
Master of Ceremonies: David Gregory
Equal Justice Works Executive Director: David Stern, 2017 Fellow Alexis Piazza and daughter Julianna, and clients Rhakiah and Justin
2018 Fellow Nathan Goncalves and Executive Director David Stern
Equal Justice Works Board Chair: Ramdy Milch, 2016 Fellow Mai Nguyen, Executive Director: David Stern, 2013 Fellow Renee Schomp, and 1999 Fellow and Board Member Julia Wilson
Equal Justice Works Executive Director: David Stern
Diaster Recovery Legal Corps Fellows