A celebration of local activists and nonprofit leaders,
this annual dinner raises deeply needed funds for our Invest in Youth portfolio,
in support of vital youth-serving organizations in Brooklyn.
Individual tickets from $500 | Tables from $5,000
Contact Jenny Walski about reduced-price community tickets for nonprofits, community activists, and youth
Joy-Ann Reid (Host) is a political analyst at MSNBC and host of “AM Joy.” She is the author of Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons and the Racial Divide and the co-editor of We Are the Change We Seek: The Speeches of Barack Obama. Her articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, New York Magazine, among others. Joy is a former Knight Journalism Fellow (2003) and has taught at Syracuse’s Newhouse School of Communication. She graduated from Harvard with a concentration in film in 1991.
Yazmin Abdullah is a senior at the Business of Sports School. In addition to Sadie Nash, she has participated in Big Brother Big Sister, Morgan Stanley, Coro Youth Leadership Academy, Borough Student Advisory Council, and Chancellor’s Student Advisory Council. Yazmin founded Melanin Publications, Inc. to write books for young black girls by a young black girl. She hopes to further her interest in business by attending college to major in that field.
Lola C. West
Jolie Curtsinger & Gabriel Schwartz
Meera & Harsha Marti
Featuring Food by Our Grantees:
Wine generously donated by Diane and Joseph Steinberg.