“On another day, Dick Heiman might have been swinging his club on the golf course.
But on this exceptionally chilly San Francisco morning, Heiman queued up in the cavernous Bill Graham Civic Auditorium to help homeless men and women navigate Project Homeless Connect, a daylong, one-stop shop that links the needy to myriad nonprofit medical and social service providers.”
February 16, 2011
Learn more about the JCRC's 2011 Behind the Scenes Gala honorees.
Reverend Cecil Williams of Glide Memorial Church received The Courageous Leadership Award for his lifetime championing of justice, and racial and civic harmony.
Al Baum received The Rita Semel Jewish-Civic Leadership Award for his tireless commitment to the LGBT community and civil rights.
Nancy and Larry Goldberg received The Honorable Tom Lantos Memorial Humanitarian Award for individually and collectively championing critically important causes ranging from safeguarding Israel's security to ending human trafficking.
Yitzhak Santis received The JCRC Advocate Award for his passionate advocacy work at JCRC for 21 years and for leading our community's Israel education, advocacy and counter-BDS efforts.
November 2007 Dr. Gal Luft is executive director of the Institute for the Analysis of Global Security (IAGS) a Washington based think tank focused on energy security and co-founder of the Set America Free Coalition, an alliance of national security, environmental, labor and religious groups promoting ways to reduce America's dependence on foreign oil. He specializes in strategy, geopolitics, terrorism, Middle East and energy security. This event took place as part of the Authors@Google series and was sponsored by JCRC.