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Weiss Awards


The New Orleans Council for Community and Justice (NOCCJ) is honored to host the 59th Annual Weiss Awards event; which recognizes outstanding community leaders who exemplify civic and humanitarian contributions to the furtherance of human dignity.

The event will take place on Thursday October 20th, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in New Orleans.

This year, we will be honoring seven outstanding men and women whose humanitarian contributions are examples to be followed:

Henry L. Coaxum, Jr. – President of Coaxum Enterprises, Inc. 

Corey Hebért – M.D., Assistant Professor, LSUHSC and CEO, Community Health TV

Campbell C. Hutchinson – Co-founder and director emeritus, KID smART

David A. Kerstein – President of Helis Oil and Gas Company, LLC

Suzanne T. Mestayer – Owner and Managing Principle of ThirtyNorth Investments, LLC

Linda and Ralph Capitelli are Co-Chairs of this years event.

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.

We are deeply appreciative of all who have supported our community with their name, talents, and time to help NOCCJ continue its mission of opening minds & bringing people together.

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