Susan Burton, ANWOL Founder

Susan Burton, ANWOL Founder

*(LOS ANGELES, CA) The 18th Annual A New Way of Life Re-Entry Project Gala and Awards will take place on Sunday, December 4th, 2016 at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel.

A New Way of Life welcome’s Empire’s Casting Director – Leah Daniels Butler as a new board member.

This event will celebrate the accomplishments of those who forge the path of leadership, provide examples of dedication and passion, and inspire others to embrace the challenges that lay ahead.

This is a red-carpet event and there will be live performances. This year’s honorees include New York Times Best – Selling Author – The New Jim Crow, Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness – Michelle Alexander, Filmmakers – WIGS Unscripted – Susan: A Documentary – Tessa Blake and Emma Hewitt, Professor of Psychology at Loyola Marymount University – Dr. Cheryl Grills Ph.D, Former ANWOL Resident and Certified Nursing Assistant – Vasanté Bailey, and Current ANWOL Resident and Graduate – Carolyn Robinson. The Mistress of Ceremonies will be FOX News Anchor, Christine DeVine, and celebrity presenter will be ABC ‘Castle’s’ Tamala Jones, and more.

Read more and watch the video at EURThisNthat.