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For the past 25 years, the National Immigrant Justice Center's (NIJC) Human Rights Awards has honored human rights champions and business, civic, and community leaders. This inspirational event is a staple in the legal and philanthropic communities, drawing 1,000 attendees and providing critical funding for NIJC. Since its founding, NIJC and thousands of pro bono attorneys have provided legal services to countless people and advanced a more humane immigration system through litigation and policy advocacy. The event’s Silver Anniversary marks a special opportunity for sponsors to join us in celebrating more than 25 years of impact. For more details, view the sponsorship packet for the Human Rights Awards.

25th Annual NIJC Human Rights Awards
Tuesday, June 4, 2024
Marriott Chicago Downtown

540 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. CT

Keynote & Jeanne M. and Joseph P. Sullivan Award: EDWIDGE DANTICAT
Headshot of Edwidge Danticat, Haitian-American novelist and short story writer Edwidge Danticat is the author of several books, including Breath, Eyes, Memory, an Oprah Book Club selection, Krik? Krak!, a National Book Award finalist, The Farming of Bones, an American Book Award winner; the novels-in-stories, The Dew Breaker, Claire of the Sea Light, and The Art of Death, a National Book Critics Circle finalist for Criticism. She has written seven books for children and young adults, a travel narrative, After the Dance, and a collection of essays, Create Dangerously. Her memoir, Brother, I'm Dying, was a 2007 finalist for the National Book Award and a 2008 winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for autobiography. She is the editor of The Butterfly's Way: Voices from the Haitian Dyaspora in the United States, The Beacon Best of 2000, Haiti Noir, Haiti Noir 2, and Best American Essays 2011. She is a 2009 MacArthur Fellow, a 2018 Ford Foundation Art of Change Fellow, a 2018 winner of the Neustadt Prize, a 2019 winner of the Saint Louis Literary Award, a 2020 United States Artist Fellow, a 2020 winner of the Vilceck Prize, and a 2023 winner of the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story. Her story collection, Everything Inside, was a 2020 winner of the Bocas Fiction Prize, The Story Prize, and the National Book Critics Circle Fiction Prize. She is a Member of the New York Writer’s Hall of Fame and The American Academy of Arts and Letters. She is currently teaching at Columbia University.


View the 25th Annual Human Rights Awards event page. Stay tuned for more details about the 25th Annual Human Rights Awards including additional awardees. In the meantime, see more about this past year's event, the 24th Annual Human Rights Awards.


Become a sponsor of the 25th Annual Human Rights Awards:

You may purchase your sponsorship online here.

If you have questions, please contact Mayon Yen by email.
 

Table indicating benefits of sponsorship levels for the Human Rights Awards. These benefits are detailed below on this page.

2023 Sponsorship Benefits:

PREMIER SPONSOR ($50,000)

  • Eight seats plus access to special recognition reception
  • Logo featured on event website & on signage at event
  • Logo on cover of program booklet and full page advertisement with premium placement
  • Logo on invitation
  • Company mentioned on NIJC's social media channels in five posts prior to and during the event
  • Company recognition in media relations
  • Company recognition during event
  • Recognition in NIJC’s emails about the event
  • Speaking opportunity at event

DIAMOND SPONSOR ($30,000)    

  • Eight seats plus access to special recognition reception
  • Logo featured on event website & on signage at event
  • Logo in program booklet and full page advertisement
  • Logo on invitation
  • Company mentioned on NIJC's social media channels in three posts prior to and during the event
  • Company recognition in media relations
  • Company recognition during event
  • Recognition in NIJC’s emails about the event

PLATINUM SPONSOR ($20,000)

  • Eight seats plus access to special recognition reception
  • Company recognition on event website & on signage at event
  • Logo in program booklet and half page advertisement
  • Logo on invitation
  • Company mentioned on NIJC's social media channels in one post during the event
  • Company recognition in media relations
  • Company recognition during event

EMERALD SPONSOR ($15,000)

  • Eight seats plus access to special recognition reception
  • Company recognition on event website & on signage at event
  • Logo in program booklet and half page advertisement
  • Logo on invitation
  • Company mentioned on NIJC's social media channels in one post during the event)
  • Company recognition in media relations

GOLD SPONSOR ($10,000)

  • Eight seats plus access to special recognition reception
  • Company recognition on event website & on signage at event
  • Logo in program booklet and one-third page advertisement
  • Logo on invitation
  • Company mentioned on NIJC's social media channels in one post during the event

SILVER SPONSOR ($5,000)

  • Eight seats
  • Company recognition on event website & on signage at event
  • Logo in program booklet and one-third page advertisement

*Contributions of $1,500-$4,999 will be recognized at the Friend level, which includes two seats, recognition on the event website, and company name listed in the program booklet.

 

For more information about sponsoring the Human Rights Awards, view the full sponsorship packet.

Purchase your sponsorship online here.
 



2023 SPONSORS

Premier
     

Diamond
Abbvie logo

Jenner & Block LLP logo
 
Blue logo with "Katten"
 
Latham & Watkins LLP logo    
 
Jeanne M. Sullivan
  
     
Platinum Sponsors

AT&T
Baker McKenzie
Dentons
Faegre Drinker
KMA Zuckert LLC
Mayer Brown LLP
McDermott Will & Emery
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
Reed Smith
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
United
Winston & Strawn LLP

Emerald Sponsors

Aon
Fragomen
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Locke Lord LLP
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Gold Sponsors

Arnold & Porter
Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP
Cboe Global Markets
CBRE
Chapman and Cutler LLP
Cozen O'Connor
Crowell & Moring LLP
DLA Piper
Foley & Lardner LLP
GCM Grosvenor
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Grant Thornton
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Jones Day
The Kapnick Foundation
Littler
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Munger, Tolles & Olson
Perkins Coie
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
PwC
Ropes & Gray LLP

Silver Sponsors

ADM
Akerman LLP
Allstate
Ankura
ArentFox Schiff LLP
Lucy and Peter Ascoli
Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Charles River Associates
CME Group
Consilio
Cooley
Cornerstone Research
CTS Impact
Deloitte
Dykema
Eimer Stahl LLP
Exelon
Fidelity Investments
Goldberg Kohn
GoodSmith Gregg & Unruh LLP
Elizabeth M. Higashi
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym
Ingredion Incorporated
Jaszczuk P.C.
King & Spalding
Kinzie Capital Partners
KPMG LLP
Law Offices Of Susan Fortino-Brown
McDonald's Corporation
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP
Mesirow Financial
Minsky, McCormick & Hallagan, P.C.
Orrick
Paul Hastings
Proskauer Rose LLP
Protiviti
Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila
RSM US LLP
Saul Ewing LLP
Schaner Dispute Resolution LLC
Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
Taft Law

Friend Sponsors

Anonymous
Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP
DISCO
Discover
FTI Consulting
Guidehouse
Judge Grace Guerra Dickler
Holland & Knight LLP
Jarecki Law Group, LLC
Law Office of Jennifer K. Fardy, LLC
McGuireWoods LLP
Judge Sheila O'Brien
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
Park Evaluations
Quarles & Brady
Rapp Law Group LLC
Redgrave LLP
Romads Advertising
Sheppard Mullin
Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.
Zurich North America

If you are interested in being a sponsor of the 2024 Human Rights Awards, you may purchase your sponsorship online. Please email Mayon Yen with any questions.