Center on Halsted's annual "Human First" gala will take place Saturday, April 21, that Grammy-Winning music legend Jody Watley is scheduled to perform live at the Center's gala on Saturday, April 21, at The Geraghty, 2520 S. Hoyne Ave.
Cocktails and a reception will start at 5:30 p.m., with awards, dinner, performances and dancing commencing at 7 p.m.
This year, the Center is honoring four outstanding civic leaders known for their important contributions to the LGBTQ movement. The Human First Award honorees include Marcia Lipetz, Victoria Raymont, Dr. Tom Klein and David Gitomer. The ACLU of Illinois is the recipient of the 2018 Community Spirit Award, and Executive Director Colleen K. Connell is accepting the honor on behalf of the organization.
In addition, Grammy-winning singer Jody Watley is slated to perform live. Also, long-term supporters of the Center and elected officials planning to attend include Michael and Cari Sacks, Laura Ricketts and Brooke Skinner Ricketts, Illinois gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker, Illinois state Sen. Heather Steans and Chicago Ald. Tom Tunney.
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