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Thank you for your support of the 2022 JCRB|AJC Human Relations Event honoring Alvin Brooks!


Join us to celebrate civic leader and civil rights activist Alvin Brooks when he receives the prestigious Henry W. Bloch Human Relations Award at JCRB|AJC's annual Human Relations Event on Sunday, October 30th, 2022 at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel. The event will be chaired by prominent civic leaders U.S. Representative Emanuel Cleaver, II, Shirley Bush Helzberg, Leo Morton, Carolyn & Bob Reintjes, Sr., and Adam P. Sachs. Guest registration opens at 5:00 p.m.

The Henry W. Bloch Human Relations Event fuels JCRB|AJC’s education, community outreach, and advocacy work aimed at combating antisemitism and pursuing justice across our region. As America experiences extreme divisions and rising antisemitism, our work is more important than ever. Please join us in helping empower Jewish leaders and allies to build a safer, more inclusive region for everyone.

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Event Chairs 

Event Chairs

Photographer: Max Thomas, with thanks to the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

From left: Event Chairs Shirley Bush Helzberg, Leo Morton, U.S. Representative Emanuel Cleaver, II,
Bob and Carolyn Reintjes. Not shown: Adam P. Sachs

Thank you to our Event Sponsors!