TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE FOR THE FOURTH ANNUAL ED ROBERTS AWARDS

Join us on January 23rd, 2020 at the UC Theatre as we honor disability in the world of entertainment and media.  Doors open at 6:00PM.  Get Tickets

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Doors open at 6:00PM on Thursday, January 23rd at the UC Theatre in Berkeley, CA.  Enjoy cocktail hour and a silent auction before the show begins at 7:00PM.

Meet The Honorees

RJ Mitte is an actor and advocate best known for his role as Walter "Flynn" White Jr. in AMC's Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning thriller "Breaking Bad." 

Actor

RJ MITTE

Stephanie Thomas will receive an Ed Roberts Award for her work as a Disability Fashion Styling Expert, and as Founder and CEO of Cur8able, a business dedicated to the art and science of dressing with disabilities.

Disability Fashion Stylist

STEPHANIE THOMAS

Ali Stroker is a Tony Award-winning actress and star of Oklahoma! on Broadway.  Ali also played TheCIL's own Judy Heumann in Comedy Central's Drunk History.

Actress, Singer

ALI STROKER

Zack Gottsagen is the star of The Peanut Butter Falcon and was recently named the Associated Press Breakthrough Entertainer of 2019.

Actor

ZACK GOTTSAGEN

Jim Fousekis will receive a Special Recognition Award at the Ed Roberts Awards for his service to TheCIL as head of the Friends of CIL from 1984-1988. During this time, Jim helped to secure TheCIL's financial future with private funding.

Lawyer, Philanthropist

JIM Fousekis

ABOUT ED

Ed Roberts was the so-called "father of the disability rights movement". Click below to read more about the former executive director of TheCIL.

PAST HONOREES

Learn about past honorees at the Ed Roberts Awards, like Senator Loni Hancock, Zona Roberts, and Hon. Thelton Henderson.

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