Center for the Pacific Asian Family invites you to join our 39th Anniversary Gala for Change
EAT | DRINK | DANCE | BE MERRY
CPAF’s signature benefit event, Gala for Change, is attended by 400 guests, including individuals, community partners and other leaders from the corporate and nonprofit sectors. The evening features a food tasting reception hosted by premier local culinary partners, a silent auction, and a program and award ceremony, followed by live music entertainment from “The Inspiration”.
Let’s Nurture Change Together
Proceeds benefit Center for the Pacific Asian Family (CPAF), a nonprofit whose mission is to build healthy and safe communities by addressing the root causes and the consequences of family violence and violence against women.
Center for the Pacific Asian Family 39th Anniversary Gala for Change: “Together We Rise”
Date: Friday, Sep. 22, 2017, 6:00-10:00 PM
Location: LA River Center & Gardens, 570 W. Ave. 26, #100, Los Angeles 90065
Arrival: Please arrive by 6:00 PM to enjoy the food & drink reception.
Dress Code: Semi-Formal, Dressy Casual
The event takes place outdoors in a garden setting. Weather is forecasted to be in the mid-sixties in the evening.
This is a reception-style event. Please note that a sit-down dinner will not be served.
Our Culinary/Beverage/Dessert Partners provide a food tasting experience prepared by chefs from more than 10 restaurants and hosted drinks. The food tasting ends at 8 PM when the program begins.
6-8PM Food Tasting & Silent Auction
8-9PM Program & Awards Presentation
9-10PM Live Band Entertainment – The Inspiration
- Susan Hirasuna, a volunteer who has worked tirelessly on behalf of CPAF
- Kirkland & Ellis LLP and Nixon & Peabody LLP for their pro-bono legal services
Learn more about our honorees here.
CELEBRATING THE INTEGRATION OF APWC & CPAF
Center for the Pacific Asian Family (CPAF) and Asian Pacific Women’s Center (APWC) announced this year that we have combined our organizations to enhance our capacity to serve the diverse Asian & Pacific Islander communities in Los Angeles. Join us as we celebrate and recognize the strength and support of our united efforts. Learn more here.
Asian American Journalists Association, Los Angeles Chapter & Friends of Susan Hirasuna
Downtown Properties Management Services
Janice & Wade Oshiro
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Larry & Leiyan Keele
Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas
The California Wellness Foundation
AG Adriano Goldschmied
Angela & Victor Sze
Asian Americans Advancing Justice – LA
Bank of America
California Community Foundation
Debra Suh & Robin Toma
Ellen & Paul Hong-Lange
Eric & Rebecca Lee
Fantasy Springs Resort Casino
Jane & David Cole
Joann Lee & Family
Lee Anav Chung White Kim Ruger & Richter LLP
LKP Global Law, LLP
Michelle Esperanza & Alec Mitchell
SC Urban Housing
Soogie & Don Kang
The J. Morey Company
Yvonne & Alan Nishio
Ailee Moon, PhD
Barbara Kim & Derek Li
Korean American Bar Association of Southern California
Westmount Asset Management
Food & Drink
Parking Info & Directions
Valet Parking is available for $10 per car, to be paid at the Registration tables.
For any questions relating the event, please contact our Development Team at developmentATcpaf.info.