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2021 PABJ Awards & Scholarship Gala

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$50 – $125

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Quorum

3675 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Come celebrate the best and Black in reporting, media management, and community activism on November 13th.

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Come and honor the best and Black in Philly media! The awards for exemplary reporting, media management, and community activism will be presented by PABJ on Saturday, November 13, 2021, 6 PM at Quorum - University City Science Center at 3675 Market St STE 400, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Gala proceeds support PABJ scholarships, professional journalism workshops and community programming.

Tickets​ ​are​ ​$75 for PABJ members, $125 for non-members and ​​student ​tickets​ ​are $50.​​ ​Donors​ ​may​ ​sponsor​ ​a​ ​student​ ​for​ ​$50.​ ​The​ ​evening​ will ​includes​ ​a​ ​delicious​ ​hors d’oeuvres,​ ​an open cocktail bar,​ ​and​ ​the​ ​chance​ ​to​ ​meet​ ​and​ ​celebrate​ ​with​ ​our​ ​honorees.​

​​Tickets​ ​can​ ​be purchased​ ​only on Eventbrite​.

MUST PROVIDE PROOF OF VACCINATION AT THE EVENT IN PERSON. NO EXCEPTION.

Disclaimer: Covid-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. An inherent risk of exposure to Covid-19 exists in any public place regardless of precautions that may be taken. By purchasing and using tickets, you, on your behalf and on behalf of any accompanying parties, agree to (1) assume all risks associated with Covid-19 and other communicable diseases, (2) comply with all related health and safety policies of PABJ, participating vendors, as well as all applicable federal, state, and local government laws and recommendations, and (3) expressly release the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists and each of its respective affiliates, parents, subsidiaries, trustees, officers, directors, partners, employees, and agents from any and all claims arising from or relating to Covid-19.

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3675 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Organizer of 2021 PABJ Awards & Scholarship Gala

HISTORY 


The Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists (PABJ) is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1974 by journalists concerned about the lack of black journalists in the media and the dearth of coverage of the black community.

 

 

MISSION

  • Strengthen ties among Black communities and Black media entrepreneurs.
  • Sensitize the media to biased news coverage.
  • Promote diversity and equity in newsrooms.
  • Sponsor scholarships for black high school students interested in journalism.
  • Honor excellence and achievement in the media.
  • Offer workshops to enhance the skills of black journalists.
  • Offer workshops that teach the community how to gain access to the media.- Expand job opportunities for black journalists.

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