Grady B. Hedgespeth, Assemblymember Isaac Bryan and the Esperanza Community Housing Corporation to be recognized at annual fall event.
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29, 2023 — Rise Economy, formerly the California Reinvestment Coalition (CRC), will continue its annual tradition of celebrating the people and organizations that are making a positive impact in California communities on Thursday, Nov. 2 in Los Angeles with its Southern California Equitable Futures Awards (EFAs).
The EFAs recognize leading game changers, advocates, and community leaders who have demonstrated tremendous commitment to creating a more just and sustainable economy in California. We’re privileged to honor Grady B. Hedgespeth, Consumer Financial Protection Advocate, Assemblymember Isaac Bryan and the Esperanza Community Housing Corporation at this year’s event.
“This year’s Southern California Equitable Futures Awards is a celebration of those who have shown exceptional dedication to making an economy that works for everyone, and not just some. We are honored to recognize Grady B. Hedgespeth, Assemblymember Isaac Bryan and the Esperanza Community Housing Corporation for their tireless and unwavering advocacy. Their work inspires us all,” said Rise Economy Chief Executive Officer Paulina Gonzalez-Brito.
Since 2008, the Equitable Futures Awards, formerly the Community Heroes Awards, have honored the likes of Executive Director of California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc Jose Padilla, the California Public Banking Alliance, SEIU California State Council, Asm. Miguel Santiago (CA D-53), Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Sen. María Elena Durazo, United Neighbors In Defense Against Displacement (UNIDAD), US Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra, and Vice President Kamala Harris.
What: Southern California Equitable Futures Awards
When: 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023
Where: Far Bar Little Tokyo, 347 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012