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The series of anniversary fundraising celebrations culminates with the 620 Social Justice Pioneers Award Gala to be held at the Mickett/Stackhouse studios at 6:20 pm.

The grand event will honor five social justice pioneers: Ray Arsenault, John Lewis, Susan Sarandon, John Hope Franklin, who sadly passed away recently, and a special surprise honoree!  The gala includes a dinner catered by Chef Tom Pritchard, Executive Chef of the Baystar Restaurant Group featuring Island Way Grill. Awards designed by glass artist Duncan McClellan will be given to our honorees during this joyous night to remember.

A special concert will include the talents of Sharon Scott, Aleshea Harris, and Dundu Dole Urban African Ballet, under the musical direction of Nate Najar.


Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including,,, and Sunburn, the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. SaintPetersBlog has for three years running been ranked by the Washington Post as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing efforts, Peter is a political consultant to several of the state’s largest governmental affairs and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.

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