OCTOBER 2, 2021


The 2021 XONR8 Gala will be at Paradise Point Resort & Spa on Saturday, October 2nd, in honor of Wrongful Conviction Day. We hope you can join us for this special day and event.

The California Innocence Project hosts its annual fundraising event, the XONR8 Gala, every Fall to support the work of freeing the innocent. Many of the Project’s freed clients attend the event where we honor them and professionals in our community who have helped our cause.

The XONR8 Gala is a special evening where CIP exonerees and freed clients come together with their loved ones to be celebrated and share their joy in freedom.

Along with meeting the Project’s clients, staff, and interns, Gala attendees have the opportunity to network with like-minded individuals who care about our work. This red-carpet outdoor event features fund a need opportunities, entertainment, food and beverages as well as a $50k donation match from fellow freedom fighter Jason Flom, and an appearance from our gala honorary chair Emily Simpson from the Real Housewives of Orange County. As the Project’s premier event, this is one not to miss.

Thank You 2021 Sponsors

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsoring the XONR8 Gala is an incredible way to show that you, or your business, support the work of the California Innocence Project. View sponsorship opportunitiesĀ here. For more information, emailĀ jharris@cwsl.edu.