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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2019 Annual Dinner Highlights

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Washington Hilton Ballroom in Washington, D.C.
2019 Equal Justice Works Fellow Azin Ahmadi
2018 Equal Justice Works Fellows Beverly Graham-Foy and Rosalyn Scriven, of the Crime Victims Justice Corps
2018 Equal Justice Works Fellow Brendan Wood, funded by the Text-to-Give campaign, with executive director David Stern
2018 Equal Justice Works Fellow Brendan Wood
Equal Justice Works Fellows Brendan Wood (2019), Michele Johnson (1996), Beverly Graham-Foy (2018), Rosalyn Scriven (2018), Nathan Goncalves (2018), and Katrina Feldkamp (2018), with executive director David Stern (center)
David Gregory, master of ceremonies
Executive director David Stern with Board of Counselors member Allegra Nethery, of Seyfarth Shaw LLP