Mosaic Family Services presents 2017 Champion of Human Rights Gala: Raising the Stakes
The Mosaic Family Services 8th Annual Champion of Human Rights Gala: Raising the Stakes will feature Brittany Merrill Underwood, Founder and CEO of Akola, as the recipient of the 2017 Champion of Human Rights Award.
The Champion of Human Rights Award is presented each year to individuals and/or groups who strive to ensure the protection of the basic human rights and fundamental freedoms to which all human beings are entitled. The award is presented to Ms. Underwood for her inspirational work empowering women in disadvantaged communities throughout the globe. Akola trains and employs women in poverty, including survivors of trafficking here in Dallas, so they can support themselves and meet the needs of their families.
The event will be a “night in Monte Carlo” themed gala, including cocktails, dinner by cn catering, silent auction, raffle, casino, and music by DJ LC. America’s sassiest lifestyle guru Steve Kemble will serve as this year’s emcee.