2018 Friendship Ball

To further our goal of reaching out to the community to facilitate discussion among people of different races, backgrounds and ethnicities -- we're throwing a special event in April to bring Jackson together.


WHEN: Sat., April 21, 2018
TIME: 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Mississippi Museum of Ar
t, downtown Jackson
ATTIRE: Business Casual


Bill Chandler, an immigrant and human rights activist is the MIRA (Mississippi Immigrants Rights Alliance) Executive Director
Jeanne Middleton Hairston, Ed.D., an accomplished educator and professor who serves as the current President of Jackson Public Schools School Board. 

We invite you to participate in and support the 2018 Friendship Ball. We ask that you be a part of this historic event as a sponsor and supporter.

The mission of Dialogue Jackson is to significantly enhance trust and relations between the races by defining and pursuing common goals that improve the social, political, and economic climate of Metro Jackson. 

Some may ask, "Is this mission relevant in 2018?"

Our organization believes that it is.

Please join us for fun and fellowship as we celebrate 25+ years as an organization and honor worthy individuals in our community. This affair promises to be a fun-filled evening of renewing friendships and building new relationships as a means to improving diverse relations through open and honest discussion of all issues of public concern.

To make this event a success, we are asking you to be a sponsor at one of the levels indicated. Please download the sponsorship form and return it by April 9, 2018. 

For more information about sponsoring this event, please contact: 

  • Lee A. Unger, 601.955.2106, lunger08@gmail.com 
  • Jan Mattiace, 601.352.1818, jan@mattiace.com 
  • Jake Smith, 601.366.8813, jakesmithconsulting@yahoo.com 
  • Todd Stauffer, 601.362.6121 x17, todd@jacksonfreepress.com 


Lee A. Unger
Coordinator, Friendship Ball 


Sponsors: (corporate and organizational) from $1000 - $4000:
Host Committee: $200 per individual or couple -- download the host form:
Members: Join Jackson 2000 to help advance our cause and to make new friends.

Please download the sponsorship form if you'd to be a sponsor of this event. 

For inclusion on all signage and advertising we'll need to know by April 9th! 

Thank you!

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