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A Visionary Justice Celebration

November 16 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm CST

The Houston Coalition Against Hate is celebrating our fifth anniversary with our inaugural Visionary Justice Celebration and fundraiser!

Join us during United Against Hate Week and help us celebrate the diversity that makes Houston strong. During this celebration, we will recognize the first honorees of the Visionary Justice Award, Nikkolas Smith, contemporary artist, illustrator, activist, author of The Artivist and Donna Fujimoto Cole, philanthropist, visionary, community connector, and founder of Cole Chemical.

We will also honor our first James Byrd Jr Changemaker Award recipient, Laurence J. “Larry” Payne who has demonstrated their commitment to nurturing compassion and belonging.


Thursday, Nov 16, 2023
Doors at 5:30pm


Located at 535 Portwall, the Houston Food Bank is a 308,000 square foot facility that is the home and starting point for the distribution of nutritious food to hunger relief partners.

Dress Code:

Cocktail/business attire


Family style meals prepared by Monica Pope

Music Curated by DJ Sun

Emcee & Keynote Address

We are thrilled to welcome Khambrel Marshall – Journalist, Meteorologist, Community Leader and Volunteer.

Keynote Address from Nikkolas Smith – contemporary artist, illustrator, activist, author of The Artivist

Sponsors and Sponsorship Packages

For more information and to sponsor our event or email paola@houstonagainsthate.org.

Purchase Tickets

Additional Details:

If you are unable to attend, here are some other ways you can help:

Event packet information may be downloaded here.


November 16
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm CST
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Houston Coalition Against Hate
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Houston Food Bank
535 Portwall
Houston, TX 77029 United States
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