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When sacred Native American objects were being sold at a Paris auction house, Gregory Annenberg Weingarten intervened, secretly purchasing 24 of the objects and repatriating them to their rightful owners.
America Library in Paris - Evening with an Author
The American Library in Paris hosts more than 60 authors, filmmakers, musicians, journalists, scholars, and other public figures each year through the GRoW @ Annenberg Evening with an Author Series. The program enables diverse audiences to hear from some of today's leading thinkers and, in the case of author speakers, to participate in book signings.
Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island Foundation
In 2016, Gregory Annenberg Weingarten was honored by the Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island Foundation with the Family Heritage Award in recognition of his support for cultural preservation efforts over many years.
Loving Hands Community Care
Every year in honor of Mother's Day, Loving Hands hosts a luncheon for mothers who have lost a child, offering a nurturing space to remember their loved ones and safe place to grieve during an especially challenging holiday.
Hopi Tribe - The Rachel Maddow Show
In 2013, The Rachel Maddow Show featured Gregory Annenberg Weingarten's secret intervention in a French auction that led to a historic act of philanthropy when he repatriated the sacred Native American "friends" back to their rightful owners.
As a major sponsor of their educational programming, GRoW shares American Cinematheque's commitment to preserving the magic of moviemaking and the traditional moviegoing experience.
LA Opera & LACHSA
In 2018, LA Opera's GRoW @ Annenberg Poster Contest offered 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students at Los Angeles County High School for the Arts (LACHSA) the opportunity to design production artwork for that season's Rigoletto performance.
American Library in Paris Centennial
In October, 2020, the American Library in Paris celebrated its Centennial. Established in 1920 following World War I, ALP has long since stood as a symbol of cultural exchange, French and American friendship, and the transformative power of literature to change hearts and minds.
Watts Leadership Institute
Sponsored by GRoW, in 2018 Watts Leadership Institute (WLI) hosted a screening of Black Panther at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica for members of the Watts community, which was followed by a celebration dinner for the leaders in WLI's inaugural cohort.
In 2019, Street Symphony hosted its first open-air Block Party in Skid Row, featuring several community ensembles.