Rev. William A. Lawson
Founder, WALIPP (William A. Lawson Institute for Peace & Prosperity)
The William A. Lawson Institute for Peace and Prosperity (WALIPP) is a non-profit organization created to extend the work of Rev. & civil rights leader William A. Lawson.
' WALIPP continues Rev. Lawson's community engagement to bridge the gap between the powerful and the powerless through providing The Lawson Academy, a single-gender public charter school & WALIPP Senior Residence, an independent living community for active elders.
' WALIPP and the Houston Association of Black Journalists (HABJ) present, "The Real Role Models" Gala, honoring community leaders, students and media professionals on October 24th at 6:00 pm at the Royal Sonesta Hotel (2222 West Loop S., Houston, TX 77027) with Keynpte Speaker Anthony Anderson of the sitcom 'black-ish.
' Funds raised from this event will allow The Lawson Academy to expand its facility and HABJ provides professional development, honors excellence in journalism and cultivates young journalists to enter the professional world of media through various outreach.
' Event Name: The Real Role Models Gala
' Event Date: October 24, 2015
' Event Time: 6:00 pm reception; 7:00pm Dinner
' Event Number: 713-741-3600
' Event Website: www.walipp.org/www.habj.org
Produced by: Houston Newsmakers Team