Jennifer Aniston receives the Artists Inspiration Award
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The event took place at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills.
This year’s benefit recognized entertainment industry leader and showrunner Greg Berlanti and trailblazing director/writer/producer Ava DuVernay with the “Patron of the Artists Awards” which commends their commitment to championing the careers of countless performing artists. Legendary producer/writer Norman Lear presented the award to Berlanti and critically acclaimed actor David Oyelowo presented to DuVernay.
The “Artists Inspiration Awards” were given to performers who use their platform to advance humanitarian and philanthropic causes.