Clicking Here will take you to Google, remember to hide your tracks

Journey to Justice 2023: An Evening with the Tahirih Justice Center


Thursday, June 8, 2023 5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M. ET

Live stream will begin at 6:00 P.M. ET


The Showroom in Washington, D.C. This event will also be live streamed

Watch the Livestream


Join us in celebrating the progress we have made and in honoring the partners and supporters who have helped make that work possible.

To sponsor the event, download our sponsorship form and email the completed version to Ron Lapitan at [email protected].

Sponsorship opportunities

SPONSORSHIP LEVELS & BENEFITS Sponsorships must be confirmed by the following dates to receive full benefits and recognition:

  • Social Media Recognition: May 15, 2023
  • Recognition in other printed materials: May 15, 2023
  • Virtual Program Recognition: May 22, 2023
  • Recognition in other digital materials: May 22, 2023



  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP


  • Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP DC
  • Mayer Brown LLP DC
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP DC


  • Arnold & Porter
  • Davis Wright Tremain
  • Gorelick-Waldhorn Family
  • HPE
  • Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
  • Winston & Strawn LLP


  • Crowell & Moring LLP DC
  • Visa Inc.
  • Corner Foundation, Inc.
  • The Henck Family


  • Exude
  • Host Hotels & Resorts
  • Transamerica
  • Citi Private Bank
  • Hogan Lovells LLP DC
  • Mehrnaz Vahid
  • Troutman Pepper LLP DC
  • The Abdolhossein and Guitty Ejtemai Foundation


  • Freddie Mac
  • Anisa Cott


We are moved day after day by the commitment of our law firm partners, pro bono attorneys, and volunteers who persevere alongside immigrant survivors. Our evening celebration will recognize individuals, firms, and corporate partners who have made impact in our clients’ lives and on our work.

Featured Guests

Tara Hogan Charles, Host
Board Chair, Tahirih Justice Center

Archi Pyati, CEO

Maricarmen Garza, Chief of Programs

Barfonce Baldwin, Executive Director, Tahirih Greater DC-Baltimore Regional Office


Mara Chin Loy
Associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Pro Bono Partner

Tamara Chin Loy is an attorney based in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Tamara received her J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2021, where she also held the positions of President of the Harvard Defenders and co-led the Family Practice at the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau. Tamara received her B.A. from Stanford University in 2016, with an Area of Concentration in Gender, Sexuality, and Society. Prior to law school, Tamara provided courts and communities with invaluable training and technical assistance through the Center for Justice Innovation’s Gender and Family Justice national training initiatives.

Tamara’s legal interests include understanding macrosystems of power, competition law, asylum and immigration law, advocacy for criminalized survivors of gender-based violence, and post-conviction rights. She is currently an associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, and represents clients through Skadden’s partnership with Tahirih’s Afghan Women’s Asylum Project.