Mississippi on the Potomac
Please join us for this virtual event honoring Nan Aron, founder and president of Alliance for Justice, and Congressman Jamie Raskin.
Your partnership supports our work for change in Mississippi. Please become a sponsor of Mississippi on the Potomac 2021.
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ABOUT THE HONOREES:
Nan Aron is the founder and president of Alliance for Justice. For 42 years, she has led the nation’s premier organization focused on social justice and the courts.
Congressman Jamie Raskin of Maryland served as the House’s lead impeachment manager in the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump.
DURING THIS EVENT, YOU’LL:
- Hear how MCJ is defending reproductive rights before the United States Supreme Court in history’s biggest threat to Roe vs. Wade.
- Meet a Nigerian pastor targeted by Boko Haram whose asylum case was literally a matter of life and death.
- Experience the plight of hard-working people facing eviction when COVID-19 robbed them of their livelihoods.
BID ON A WYATT WATERS ORIGINAL
Renowned Mississippi watercolorist Wyatt Waters created this custom painting, “Justice Like a River,” for Mississippi on the Potomac 2021. The painting depicts a gospel choir performing on the banks of the Tallahatchie River at Graball Landing, where the body of Emmett Till was pulled from the muddy waters.
Proceeds from its sale will directly benefit Mississippi Center for Justice.
Click here to make an online bid on the painting.
BE INSPIRED BY THE VOICES OF TRIUMPH
During the event, there will be gospel/jazz performances by the voices of TRIUMPH, the vocal ensemble of Anderson United Methodist Church of Jackson, Mississippi.
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MISSISSIPPI ON THE POTOMAC IS SPONSORED BY:
Beacon of Hope
Latham & Watkins LLP
Donna and Jim Barksdale
Barbara and David Lipman
Louisa and Jim Rudolph
Champion of Justice
Dr. Edward Bergmark
Wylie Burke and Frank Baron
Emily Maw and Rob McDuff
Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
Ivy and Stephen Snider
Vangela and Thandi Wade
Guardian of Justice
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Nan Aron and Bernard S. Arons
Martha Bergmark and Elliott Andalman
Lisa Foster and Alan Bersin
Hogan Lovells US LLP
Tracey Hughes and David Stern
Paulette Meyer and David Friedman
Mary and Sam Miller
Ruth and Steven Pollak
Michael P. Rogan
Caplin & Drysdale
Hill Country Project
C. Paige Gutierrez and Gerald Blessey
Katherine Borsecnik and Gene Weil
Susan M. Davies
Marc L. Fleischaker
Tanya George and Norman Rosenberg
Susan and Alan Houseman
Lynn Hubbard and David Zapolsky
Rachel S. Kronowitz and Mark A. Lewis
Karen Lash and Martha Ertman
Judith & Elliott Lichtman
Mary E. McClymont
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
National Legal Aid and Defender Association
Sara and Bill Ray
John P. Relman
Betty and Lee Smithson
Paula and Henry Stern
Elizabeth Taylor and David DeBruin
Judy Waxman and James Weill
Seth P. Waxman