2018 Courageous Luminaries Awards

2018 Awards
Honoring Courageous Luminaries

On March 8, 2018, we will host the11th annual Courageous Luminaries awards.

Join us as we honor our awardees’ accomplishments, and celebrate the collective efforts we’ve made to ensure that low-income immigrants and refugees are treated with dignity and justice!

All event proceeds help sustain our work to ensure that low-income immigrants and refugees in the U.S. can reach their full potential in the country they call home.

Available Tickets

Regular – $200
Non-Profit – $150

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2018 Courageous Luminaries



Al Otro Lado
A bi-national, direct legal services organization serving indigent deportees, migrants, and refugees in Tijuana, Mexico.


Bambadjan Bamba
An actor (most recently featured in Black Panther) who has courageously raised public awareness about what it means to be undocumented in the U.S., and the need for humane immigration policy reforms.


Council on American-Islamic Relations-San Francisco Bay Area
Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus
civil rights organizations that have helped lead the fight against Islamophobia and discriminatory immigration enforcement measures targeting Muslim, Arab, and South Asian communities.

The National Immigration Law Center deeply appreciates the following
sponsors (confirmed to date) for their generous support:

 Catalyst Sponsor

Service Employees International Union

Trailblazer Sponsor

Laborers’ International Union of North America

Zegar Family Foundation

Champion Sponsors

Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLC


Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP

United Food and Commercial Workers International Union

Torchbearer Sponsors

Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood

King & Spalding LLC

United Food and Commercial Workers Local 770

Western Union

Beacon Sponsors

  • 21st Century ILGWU Heritage Fund

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees

California Teachers Association

Los Angeles County Federation of Labor

Community Sponsors

Blank Rome

Clinica Romero

Elliott Sernel

Jobs with Justice

Julissa Arce