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On April 24th, we will celebrate the music of Billie Holiday while honoring and supporting the work of our 2018 beneficiaries, Civil Rights Corps and Essie Justice Group, in the fight against inequality in our legal system. The lineup of artists for the spring benefit concert is nothing short of spectacular!

Songs for Lady Day: The Music of Billie Holiday

The Music of Billie Holiday celebrates jazz and blues legend Billie Holiday during her birthday month of April with performances by Grammy Award-winning artists Cécile McLorin Salvant, Paula Cole and Dom Flemons along with legendary singer-songwriter Marshall Crenshaw and contemporary star and repeat JusticeAid performer Kandace Springs.


Tuesday, April 24, 2018
The Hamilton, 600 14th St, NW, Washington, DC


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Continue to our EVENT PAGE to learn about sponsorship opportunities. If you cannot make the event, we hope you can make a general donation.

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6:00 pm: Doors Open
7:00 pm: Performance & Dinner

100% of ticket sales benefit JusticeAid’s 2018 beneficiaries, the CIVIL RIGHTS CORPS and the ESSIE JUSTICE GROUP and the fight against inequality in our legal system.


We promote justice through education.
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On Tuesday, April 17th,  JusticeAid, together with Seth Waxman and WilmerHale, hosted a panel discussion on the criminalization of poverty. Vanita Gupta, President and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, moderated the event with panelists Alec Karakatsanis of Civil Rights Corps and Gina Clayton of Essie Justice Group.

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Promoting Justice Through the Arts

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