Thank you to everyone who made our 2012 gala a huge success!

Photos from the Gala

CPI 15th Anniversary Video


A champion for educational opportunities and solid career paths


Youth who empower other immigrant students in the struggle to achieve their educational goals

HEROES AT WORK: College and Vocational Educators

Teachers and trainers in college and apprenticeship programs who develop the minds and skills of our future workforce

Event Details


Wednesday, October 10, 2012

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm


Holiday Inn on the Bay

San Diego, CA

Map & Directions


Thank You to the 2012 Gala Hosts and Donors

AFSCME Local 127 & District Council 36
American Federation of Teachers Local 1931
Lawrence and Suzanne Hess
Mel and Linda Katz
Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 230 & District Council 16
Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP
San Diego County Building & Construction Trades Council Family Housing Corp.
San Diego Municipal Employees Association
Service Employees International Union Local 221
Sheet Metal Workers Local 206
Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters
United Domestic Workers of America
United Food & Commercial Workers Local 135

ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties  *  Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP  *  California Bio-Pharma  *  California Faculty Association at SDSU  *  California Nurses Association  *  Employee Rights Center  *  Paul Friedman  *  Heartland Coalition  *  IBEW Local 569  *  Ironworkers Local 229  *  Laborers Union Local 89  *  Machinists Local Lodge 725  *  Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest  *  Sue Reynolds  *  San Diego City Fire Fighters  *  San Diego Convention Center  *  San Diego & Imperial Counties Labor Council  *  San Diego Education Association  *  San Diego LGBT Community Center  *  SEIU United Service Workers West  *  Fern Steiner  *  Tosdal Smith Steiner & Wax  *  Deborah Szekely  *  UNITE HERE Local 30  *  Carol & Martin Wilson

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer  * U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein  *  Congresswoman Susan Davis  *  Congressman Bob Filner  *  CA Sen. Juan Vargas  *  CA Assembly Member Marty Block  *  CA Assembly Member Ben Hueso  *  San Diego Council President Tony Young  *  San Diego Council Member Todd Gloria  *  San Diego Council Member Marti Emerald  *  San Diego Council Member David Alvarez  *  San Diego Unified School Board Trustee Richard Barrera
Aunt Emma’s Chula Vista  *  Balboa International Market  *  BBQ Pit National City  *  Bradford Renaissance Portraits  *  Cesar Chavez Service Clubs  *  Chiquita’s  *  City Deli  *  Cueva Bar  *  El Comal  *  Fortune Cookie Express   *  Gelato Vero  *  Holiday Inn San Diego on the Bay  *  Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice  *  Jimmy Carter’s  *  JR Organics  *  Local Habit  *  Mission Bay Aquatic Center  * Rebecca’s Coffee Shop  *  Arthur Salm  *  San Diego Zoo  *  William Slaybaugh  *  The Comedy Store  *   The Galley  *  The Gathering  *  Urban Mo’s