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60th Southern California Journalism Awards Gala

Awards for Editorial Excellence in 2017 and Honorary Awards for 2018. Join us Sunday, June 24 as we award the best and brightest of Southern California journalism! We’ll also be honoring: * LESTER HOLT – The Joseph M. Quinn Award for Lifetime Achievement *KIM YOSHINO – The Presidents Award for Impact on Media *RAIF BADAWI – The Daniel Pearl Award for Courage and Integrity in Journalism *DOLLY PARTON – The Bill Rosendahl Public Service Award for Contributions to Civic Life Get your tickets today! ABOUT THE GALA When: Sunday, June…

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Reception with Ambassador Michael McFaul

Please join us for a reception and an informative discussion with Ambassador Michael McFaul, former US Ambassador to the Russian Federation, as he shares his views of Putin’s Russia, election interference, US-Russia relations and introduces his new book “From Cold War to Hot Peace.” A firsthand account of his ambassadorship, McFaul provides a unique perspective on one of today’s most contentious and consequential international relationships. The reception is free for members and guests.   About Ambassador McFaul Ambassador McFaul served as the seventh United States ambassador to Russia from 2012-2014…

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60th SoCal Journalism Awards Finalists Announced!

Join us in congratulating the finalists of the L.A. Press Club’s 60th Southern California Journalism Awards! Our judges sorted through nearly 1,400 entries. Our finalists represent the most talented and hardworking journalists in Southern California. Click here for the complete list. The contest will come to a close at the SoCal Awards Gala, where we will announce the winners. Get your tickets today!

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LAPC Member Exclusive – Dinner Reception Hosted by the Swiss Consul General

This event is for Los Angeles Press Club members only. The U.S. exports more products to Switzerland than to Scandinavia, the Baltic States and Austria combined, making Switzerland its 12th most important export market for goods. Furthermore, the U.S. services exports amount to $32.5 billion, making Switzerland the 6th most important export market for services, ahead of Mexico and Germany. The bilateral trade volume in goods and services between Switzerland and the U.S. reached a total of $110 billion. Total U.S. business investments in Switzerland amount to about $300 billion,…

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“SANDS OF SILENCE: Waves of Courage” Screening

Thank you for joining us for an exclusive screening of “SANDS OF SILENCE: Waves of Courage” on April 26. “SANDS OF SILENCE: Waves of Courage” is the LA Press Club’s 2017 SoCal Journalism Awards Feature Documentary Winner. Through the transformation of sex trafficking survivor Virginia Isaias into an inspiring advocate, “Sands of Silence” celebrates the triumph of the spirit with a call to action to break the chains of sexual violence worldwide. “In a searing exploration of the sexual exploitation and trafficking of women worldwide, journalist Chelo Alvarez-Stehle also documents…

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Screening of “SANDS OF SILENCE: Waves of Courage”

Join us on April 26 for a screening of “SANDS OF SILENCE: Waves of Courage.” The screening will be followed by a discussion with the filmmaker Chelo Alvarez-Stehle, executive producer Deirdre Roney, and protagonist sex-trafficking survivor Virginia Isaias. The panel will be moderated by Patt Morrison of the Los Angeles Times. Reception to follow the event. Wine and light refreshments will be served. “SANDS OF SILENCE: Waves of Courage” is the LA Press Club’s 2017 SoCal Journalism Awards Feature Documentary Winner. Through the transformation of sex trafficking survivor Virginia Isaias…

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Dolly Parton to Receive the LA Press Club’s Public Service Award

American singer, songwriter, record producer, actress, author, businesswoman and humanitarian, Dolly Parton, has been named the 2018 Los Angeles Press Club’s Bill Rosendahl Public Service Awardee for Contributions to Civic Life. Dolly Parton is not just a legendary artist and entertainer, she is a dedicated philanthropist and the founder of the Imagination Library. She has given away 100 million books to children and has been hailed as “a champion of early childhood literacy.” “I am proud to receive the Bill Rosendahl Public Service Award for Contributions to Civic Life in…

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Raif Badawi is the 2018 LA Press Club Daniel Pearl Awardee

Saudi Arabian writer and blogger Raif Badawi is the winner of the 2018 Daniel Pearl Award for Courage and Integrity in Journalism. Raif Badawi is currently serving a 10 year prison sentence plus 1,000 lashes for “insulting Islam” by promoting human rights and equal rights for women in Saudi Arabia on his blog. His sentence, if fully carried out, will most likely result in his death. Raif Badawi’s wife Ensaf Haidar and his three children will travel to Los Angeles from their new home in Canada to accept the award…

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