About the Event
Please join us for the 44th Annual Friendship Event honoring five outstanding individuals/organizations who have delivered exemplary leadership in civic, charitable, and professional organizations. Our Honorees have profoundly advanced Greater Dayton as a diverse and inclusive community while addressing the unique needs of our community during times of crisis.
Now more than ever we need your support! Now more than ever our community needs NCCJ. Now more than ever our mission of building a community dedicated to eliminating bias, bigotry, and discrimination is needed.
NCCJ works tirelessly in our community to build strong leaders who are empowered and equipped to be agents of change. By supporting our Friendship Event, you are part of the solution.
Join us for this exciting night of live music and entertainers, locally owned food trucks, award presentations, diversity trivia, and more. Free Individual tickets to our event include access to the lawn section at Levitt Pavilion. For individuals interested in having a table reserved, group table reservations can be found in ticket options. Our group packages include a reserved table, in addition to vouchers to receive dinner from one of our food trucks.
Learn more about our Friendship Event sponsorship levels
Previous Award Recipients
See a full list of our Humanitarian Award recipients dating back to 1978
We take great pride in our ability to promote understanding and respect among all cultures, races, lifestyles and religions. We do this through advocacy, conflict resolution and educational opportunities. We empower individuals of all ages to become change agents.