Influencers x Impact

Ambassadors are members of our community who are using their influence to raise awareness
around the Gala and the Skid Row Housing Trust's work to end homelessness in Los Angeles.

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Vanessa Chester


Best known for her role in Steven Spielberg’s The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Vanessa Chester is a TV and film actress who is passionate about ending homelessness in Los Angeles.

As a child, she also played supporting roles in A Little Princess Harriet the Spy. More recently, she has starred in hit TV shows How I Met Your Mother and The West Wing.

Lindsey Ray


Lindsey Ray is a musical artist and songwriter who has released several solo albums in addition to writing for Mariah Carey, Demi Lovato, Deana Carter, and popular artists. 

Her songs have been featured in many television ads, including Lexus, McDonald’s, T-Mobile, Applebee’s, Best Buy, JC Penney, XBOX, Yoplait, Special K, and Virgin Mobile, as well as movies, like Mariah Carey’s “Almost Home” from Disney’s OZ: The Great and Powerful.

Eric Corey Freed

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Eric Corey Freed is an award-winning architect, author, and global speaker. As Sustainability Disruptor for Morrison Hershfield, he identifies solutions to problems most teams didn’t know were holding them back.

He is the author of 11 books and has been named as one of the 25 “Best Green Architecture Firms” in the US, one of the “Top 10 Most Influential Green Architects,” and one of Build’s American Architecture Top 25. 

Sheree Ho

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Sheree Ho is the force behind Posh Classy Mom, a lifestyle chronicle of fashion, photos, food, fitness, and family fun.

Posh Classy Mom is designed to help capture and share simple tidbits of life as a mom, a wife, and a woman. Sheree enjoys taking pictures of everything, having a great dinner filled with fun conversations with friends, dancing like it’s nobody’s business, making the most out of every single day, and having fun doing so.

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