WITNESS 25th Anniversary | Come Celebrate With Us
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Please join us on May 11, 2017, at The Edison Ballroom in New York in celebration of WITNESS’ 25th anniversary.


Amy and Jeffrey Towers


Peter Gabriel, musician and activist, co-founder of WITNESS

Joshua Mailman and Monica Winsor, leaders in social entrepreneurship and engaged philanthropy

Syrian Archive, preserving open source documentation of human rights violations in Syria

Opal Tometi, co-founder of #BlackLivesMatter, Executive Director of the Black Alliance For Just Immigration


Linda Sarsour and other special guests and musical performances


May 11, 2017


The Edison Ballroom

240 West 47th Street

New York City

We will celebrate 25 years of making human rights change happen all over the world; 25 years of survivors’ stories turned into powerful tools for justice; 25 years of exposing the truth; amplifying voices, and changing lives; 25 years of pushing the boundaries of video and technology in service of human rights.

Together, with your support we can achieve our vision for a future where anyone, anywhere can use video and technology safely, ethically, and effectively to create positive and lasting change.

Benefit Committee

Adam and Martha Agensky
The Brook Foundation
Donal Daly and Cleona Duggan
Mika El-Baz
Helen and Mike Enright
Peter Gabriel
Steven Goldberg
John Hass and Mary Frances Budig
Dr. Sam Herschkowitz and Jillian Gordon
Michael Hirschhorn and Jimena Martinez
Joshua Pickard
Jim Salzano
Lekha Singh
Jeffrey Tarrant
Arjun Thimmaya
Liz and Todd Warnock
Nicole Wong

Friends of WITNESS

Christiane Amanpour
Alan Cumming
Hassan Hakmoun and Chikako Iwahori
Angélique Kidjo and Jean Hébrail
Rebecca Lichtenfeld
John Lyons
Reyna Mastrosimone
Mira Nair
Annie Ohayon
Femi Oke
Izhar Patkin
Harry Pearce
Katie Pierson
Bonnie Raitt
Mary Robinson
Meg Ryan
Alina Slonim
Susan Sarandon
Fred Schneider
Gloria Steinem
Ai Weiwei

A Taste of Last Year’s Benefit

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