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33rd Annual Fundraiser, May 3, 2008

Filling the Pipeline: Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders
Saturday – May 3, 2008 at the Marriott Marina del Rey

Community Service Awards/Honorees

  • Karen Earl – Executive Director, Jenesse Center, Inc.
  • Lydia Cincore Templeton – Founder & CEO, Children Youth & Family Collaborative
  • Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
  • Scholarship Recipients
  • Golden State Foods Scholarship Recipient Maria E. Jones (Hastings College of Law)
  • Veronica Glaze (Pepperdine University School of Law)
  • Marie Maurice (Southwestern Law School)
  • Tyra Hughley (USC Law School)
  • Nana Chibukhchian (Hastings College of Law)

Major Sponsors

  • Golden State Foods;
  • Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.;
  • Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
  • Duane Morris;
  • The Farrise Law Firm

Additional Sponsors

  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
  • Direct TV;
  • Countrywide Home Loans


BWLF President Brenda Johns Penny
BWL, Inc President Audrea Golding
Scholarship Selection Committee Mika Hilaire
Silent Auction Committee Tara L. Canady
Event Planning Committee Sandra D. Anderson; Vera Brown-Curtis; Tara L. Canady; Patsy J. Cobb; Carla Durham Pittman; Nedra Jenkins; Brenda Johns Penny; Wilma J. Pinder; Yvette D. Roland, Dianne Baquet Smith
Invocation/Benediction Rev. Lesa Renae Smith (Holman United Methodist Church)
Mistress/Master of Ceremonies Daniella Masterson