The Independent School Alliance for Minority
Affairs (The Independent School Alliance) honored outstanding
members of the Los Angeles community at its annual Impact
April 20, 2017 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills.
Nina L. Shaw, Esq., Founding Partner, Del Shaw Moonves Tanaka
Finkelstein & Lezcano; Kevin Demoff, Los Angeles Rams Executive
Vice President of Football Operations/Chief Operating Officer;
and Mary Beth Barry, Director of Admissions, Brentwood Lower
School were honored. Joshua Hamilton, Brian Laibow and
Mira Lee Co-Chaired. Actor, rapper, comedian, entrepreneur and
record producer Nick Cannon served as the evening’s host.
Vocalist Judith Hill was guest performer. The event raised
nearly $500,000 for The Independent School Alliance.
Established in 1985 by a group of Southern California school
heads, The Independent School Alliance is an organization of 54
private, independent elementary and secondary schools that
endeavor to increase their diversity. Over the past 14 years,
The Independent School Alliance students have received nearly
$70 million in financial aid from member schools. For
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