PATRICK MURPHY, FORMER CONGRESSMAN OF
PENNSYLVANIA TO RECEIVE NATIONAL LEADERSHIP AWARD
SCARLETT JOHANSSON TO BE HONORED WITH THE ALLY FOR EQUALITY AWARD AT HUMAN
RIGHTS CAMPAIGN LOS ANGELES GALA
WHO: Human Rights Campaign Los Angeles welcomes honorees Patrick Murphy,
Former Congressman from Pennsylvania, Rabbi Denise Eger, and Rev. Canon Susan
Russell, along with special guest for the evening, Retired Marine Staff Sergeant
Eric Alva. Additional celebrity guests with include Jesse Tyler Ferguson,
Jillian Michaels and many more.
WHAT: Patrick Murphy will receive the HRC National Leadership Award from the
Human Rights Campaign at the 2011 HRC Los Angeles Gala. Scarlett Johansson, (via
taped acceptance), will receive the Ally for Equality Award, Rabbi Denise Eger
and Rev. Canon Susan Russell will receive the HRC Community Equality Award.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson of ABC’s “Modern Family” and star personal trainer Jillian
Michaels of NBC’s “Biggest Loser” will make a special appearances, and Retired
Marine Staff Sergeant Eric Alva will be a special guest for the event.
WHEN: Saturday, March 12, 2011
WHERE: Ritz-Carlton/JW Marriott L.A. Live
900 West Olympic Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90015
The Human Rights Campaign is
America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay,
bisexual and transgender equality. By inspiring and engaging all Americans, HRC
strives to end discrimination against LGBT citizens and realize a nation that
achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all.
The HRC Los Angeles Gala is one of the largest LGBT fundraising events in
Southern California, drawing more than 1,000 guests in past years, including
national LGBT leaders in entertainment, community service, business and
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