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2015 Ford Freedom Awards

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Orchestra Hall
Tuesday, May 5 – 6:00 PM

Concert Description

Benefits the Charles H. Wright Museum

Doors Open at 6:00 p.m. (Awards Ceremony at 7:30 p.m.)

Celebrating Tech Entrepreneurs (Technopreneurs): Builders of the Innovation Economy

Special Tribute Performance by Ledisi Presented by the GRAMMY Foundation


MUSIC X FASHION X TECHNOLOGY

2015 Recipients:
Scholar Award - Laura Weidman Powers, CODE2040
Legacy Award - Mitch Kapor & Freada Kapor Klein, Kapor Center for Social Impact
Honoree Award (posthumous) - Elijah McCoy, Innovator | Inventor

Special Celebrity Guests include:
Van Jones, CNN Contributor & Founder of #YesWeCode (PRESENTER)
Big Sean, Multi-platinum Selling Artist & Founder of Sean Anderson Foundation (PRESENTER)
Lyndsey Scott, Actress / Model / App Developer (PRESENTER)

Tickets:

General Admission
Includes Awards Ceremony and Concert Only
$40 ($35 for Charles H. Wright Museum members)

VIP
(limited quantity available)
$185
Includes Awards Ceremony and Concert plus:
Champagne Red Carpet hosted by Lyndsey Scott, Interactive technology experience, Live DJ, Hors d'oeuvres, Valet Parking and more.