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The Courageous Luminaries Awards Dinner celebrates the incredible contributions that our awards recipients have made to the immigrants’ rights movement.

2012 Awards Dinner - Honoring Courageous Luminaries


Thanks so much to everyone who supported our 2012 Courageous Luminary Awards Dinner, held last Thursday, Dec 6 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Over 250 guests attended and enjoyed an incredibly moving and inspirational evening. 

Honorees included:

Demian Bichir

Demián Bichir

Oscar nominee for the film “A Better Life”

Jose Antonio Vargas
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist

Media company educating and empowering Latinos

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Defender of due process and civil rights

Pomona Economic Opportunity Center
Defender of due process and civil rights














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Proceeds from the event support NILC’s groundbreaking legal and policy efforts to defend and advance the rights of low-income immigrants.

For more information about NILC’s Courageous Luminaries awards dinners, contact Acasia Flores at (213) 674-2816.