Benefit Events

2011 Celebration Breakfast

October 18, 2011

Event Details

CCC’s 2011 Celebration Breakfast brought over 600 supporters together to honor child advocates, recognize achievements made and describe the significant challenges ahead. Charles Blow, The New York Times Visual Op-Ed Columnist, delivered a powerful keynote highlighting the devastating poverty statistics and the connection between income inequality and developmental and educational inequality. Read selected speaker remarks (pdf). CCC Executive Director, Jennifer March-Joly, presented an infographic illustrating the devastating impact of the recession on New York City’s children while calling on all to join CCC in advocacy on progressive tax policy to help secure and protect programs for children.

Breakfast Program:

Keynote Speaker: Charles Blow, The New York Times Visual Op-Ed Columnist

Eleanor Roosevelt Award: Judge Michael A. Corriero, Executive Director and Founder of the New York Center for Juvenile Justice

Samuel P. Peabody Award for Pro-Social Corporate Action: Lisa Philp, Vice President for Strategic Philanthropy and Director of GrantCraft at the Foundation Center and former Global Head of Philanthropic Services at J.P. Morgan Private Bank

Master of Ceremonies: Juju Chang, ABC News

Corporate Champion: Kaplan, Inc.

Co-Chairs: Linda Lennon, Elizabeth Sheehan, Nancy Solomon

View the 2011 Celebration Breakfast Program (pdf).

View the 2011 Celebration Breakfast photo gallery on Facebook.

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