ERASE Racism Announces Date of Annual Benefit Reception to celebrate the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

ERASE Racism is proud to announce Annual Benefit Reception on June 4, 2014 at The Garden City Hotel to celebrate the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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This landmark law deserves recognition but we understand that a landmark law is only effective if groups like our three honorees are ever diligent in there efforts to ensure that the law is enforced.

Syosset, New York (PRWEB) February 26, 2014

ERASE Racism is proud to announce its Annual Benefit Reception on June 4, 2014 at The Garden City Hotel.

This year we are celebrating the Civil Rights Act of 1964. It is fitting that we have chosen to honor three civil rights organizations for their outstanding advocacy in advancing civil rights and the rule of the law.

The Anti-Discrimination Center, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. are each 2014 Abraham Krasnoff Courage and Commitment Award Honorees for their outstanding advocacy in advancing civil rights and the rule of the law.

The Bluestone Organization will receive ERASE Racism's Corporate Leadership Award for increasing affordable housing on Long Island. Henry Schein, Inc. will receive ERASE Racism's Corporate Leadership Award for its commitment to the underserved through access to health care and opportunity.

"This landmark law deserves recognition but we understand that a landmark law is only effective if groups like our three honorees are ever diligent in there efforts to ensure that the law is enforced. We are grateful for the work of each of these stellar organizations," says Elaine Gross, President of ERASE Racism.

For more information on how to purchase tickets or become a sponsor of this prestigious event, please visit ERASE Racism’s Event Page.

About ERASE Racism: ERASE Racism is a regional organization that leads public policy advocacy campaigns and related programmatic initiatives to promote racial equity in areas such as housing, public school education and healthcare. It engages in a variety of research, education and consulting activities to identify and address institutional and structural racism, primarily on Long Island.