NOCCJ’s 58th Annual Weiss Awards (October 29, 2015)

Each year, NOCCJ hosts the Annual Weiss Awards to recognize outstanding community leaders who exemplify civic and humanitarian contributions to the furtherance of human dignity.

This years event will take place on October 29th 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in New Orleans.


When we consider last year’s event & recipients, we are deeply appreciative of all who have supported our community with their name, talents, and time to help NOCCJ continue it’s mission of opening minds & bringing people together. This year, we will be honoring seven outstanding men and women whose civic and humanitarian contributions are examples to be followed: Robert Merrick; Sonia Perez; M. Cleland Powell, III; Zack Rosenburg & Liz McCartney; Warner L. Thomas; Jimmie Woods, Sr.

Edie and David Darragh will be serving as the Co-Event Chairman of the 58th Annual Weiss Award.

This years Awards Event will be special like none before, so join us as celebrate our rich heritage of community and justice! Tickets & tables will be available for purchase online at, along with detailed event information.