Date: Thu, 03 May 2018

The Miguel Contreras Foundation believes in labor and business working together for our local communities. Our Annual Awards Celebration honors leaders who do well by doing right!

Our Annual Awards Celebration is not a sit-down dinner… it is a festive music-filled, art-filled, food-filled, lounge-style celebration!

Over 500 guests join us representing the leadership of the labor, business, and political communities in Los Angeles. We invite you to celebrate with us!



Thursday, May 3, 2018

Location TBD

6:00pm – 9:00pm • Dinner & Reception  |  7:00pm • Program


2017 Honorees

Kenneth Rigmaiden, General President, International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT)
Phillip Washington,
 Chief Executive Officer, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro)

2016 Honorees

Adrian Gonzalez, First Baseman, Los Angeles Dodgers
Stephen Kaufman,
 Principal, Kaufman Legal Group
Reverend James M. Lawson Jr., Civil Rights Pioneer
Randi Weingarten, President, American Federation of Teachers

2015 Honorees

Esther Lopez, Executive Vice President, United Food and Commercial Workers International
Edward Roski, Jr., President & Chairman of the Board, Majestic Realty Co.

2014 Honorees

Rickey Minor, Music Director, American Idol/Tonight Show
Dr. Robert Ross, President & CEO, The California Endowment
DeMaurice Smith, President, NFL Players Association
D. Taylor, President, UNITE HERE

2013 Honorees

Jay Gellert, President & CEO, Healthnet
Service Employees International Union, Accepted by Mary Kay Henry, International President & Roberto Tejada, Fast Food Worker


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