Jazz Brunch Celebrating Extraordinary Social Justice Leaders:

Dr. Marc Behar; Ana & Dr. Juan Gershanik; Dr. Joseph Kanter

Sunday, June 6, 2021 at 11am CT 

Live on Zoom

*For event-related questions, please contact Tessa Zevallos at [email protected].

Meet the Honorees

Dr. Marc Behar

Dr. Marc Behar

Dr. Marc Behar has been a longtime champion and tireless supporter of the Avodah program and the Service Corps Members. He is an active civic leader, serving on numerous boards and an outspoken LGBTQ advocate within the Jewish community.

Ana Gershanik (left) & Dr. Juan Gershanik (right)

Ana & Dr. Juan Gershanik

Ana and Dr. Juan Gershanik are lifelong community leaders, devoted to a variety of issues including combating drug addiction, promoting local music and culture, advocating for children with disabilities, and celebrating the New Orleans Latinx community.

Dr. Joseph Kanter

Dr. Joseph Kanter

Dr. Joseph Kanter has spearheaded the state’s medical response to COVID, while promoting health equity. He previously led the state’s comprehensive opioid mitigation strategy and led city-wide efforts to reduce the stigma of addictive disorders.