Our 37th Anniversary Garden Party  was held at the home of Kathy Wainwright on Sunday, September 11, 2016. The event celebrated the work of IU and honored individuals who are committed to ensuring low-income families live in safe, decent and healthy housing in Los Angeles.  This year’s honorees were Dr. Gary A. Richwald, Dr. Roger M. Katz and Fernando Gaytan.

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Thank you to our sponsors and supporters for making this event possible and for showing their commitment to helping low-income tenants fight for safe, decent, and affordable housing in Los Angeles.


Gold Sponsorship
California Community Foundation
Castelblanco Law Group, APLC
Clemente Franco
Jason & Lika Litt
Paula & Barry Litt
Riley Law Group PC
Robby Stovitz
Shah and Associates, A Professional Law Corporation
Steve & Bethany Kristovich
Steve Clare & Susan Millmann
Steve Zrucky

Silver Sponsorship
Dorothy Herrera Settlage
Eviction Defense Network
Honorable Leon Kaplan
Law Offices of Carol A. Sobel
The Larreta Family
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
Maury Ruano

Bronze Sponsorship
Astrid Caldas & Robert Robbins
Barbara & Douglas Hadsell
Carol Wells & Ted Hajjar
Chagolla Fernandez Family
Claire Hirsch
David Shaw
Katherine Cohen
Liseth Romero-Martinez
Miguel Martinez
Mirta Ocaña & Mercedes Márquez
Myron Robbins/Buffalo Management Group
Robert Robbins
Strategic Actions for a Just Economy (SAJE)
Stuart Simon & Susan Moore
Zoe Yuzna

Media Sponsor
La Opinión

Silent Auction donations provided by
Angels Baseball
Aquarium of the Pacific
Disneyland Resort
Dr. Roger M. Katz
Hollywood Wax Museum
In-N-Out Burger
Kidspace Children’s Space Museum
Lana G. Spraker
Langer’s Delicatessen Restaurant
Long Beach Aquarium
Los Angeles Zoo
Museum of Tolerance
Paula & Barry Litt
San Diego Zoo Global
Santa Barbara Zoo
Silverlake Wine
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Southwest Airlines
The Huntington

Photos by Ingrid Nicloe Byrd