SAN JOSE — The Asian Law Alliance will hold its 36th anniversary dinner on Friday, April 5, at the Fairmont Hotel, 170 S. Market St. in San Jose. Cocktails at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m., program at 8 p.m.
This year’s honorees are:
Legal Impact — Goodwin Liu, associate justice, California Supreme Court
Business Impact — Susan Wang Wade, board member, Altera Corp., Cirrus Logic, Nektar Therapeutics, Premier Inc., Suntech Power; former executive vice president and chief financial officer, Solectron
Community Impact — Naomi Nakano-Matsumoto, executive director, West Valley Community Services
The special guest speaker will be Rep. Mike Honda (D-San Jose), chair emeritus of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus.
Dinner Committee co-chairs are: legal — Zheng (Jen) Liu, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe; business — Dana Hanh Contey, KTR, and Salle Yoo, Uber Technologies; community — Scott Tsui, Santa Clara County assistant district attorney.
Janelle Wang, anchor and reporter for NBC Bay Area, will serve as emcee.
Individual ticket prices: non-profit, $125; government employee, $150; general, $200; ALA Jade Circle, $500.
Table prices (10 seats): Silver, $2,000; Gold, $4,000; Emerald, $6,000; Platinum, $10,000; Diamond, $15,000.
The per-person cost above $65 is tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.
Vegetarian entrees are available upon request.
For more information, call (408) 2887-9710 or email [email protected] Respond before Monday, April 1, to ensure preferred seating. All tickets will be held at the door. Make checks payable to: Asian Law Alliance, 184 Jackson St., San Jose, CA 95112.
The Asian Law Alliance has helped tens of thousands of people in obtaining decent housing, justice in the immigration process, and access to basic human and legal rights. ALA continues to keep its doors open for those individuals who are limited in English, who do not understand the legal system, who cannot afford legal fees, and who face the reality of discrimination.