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Guests at the Brooklyn Changemakers Ball | Kolin Mendez Photography

Brooklyn Changemakers Ball: Thank You to Our Community!

We’re still processing our overwhelming gratitude for everyone who showed up for Brooklyn's communities last Wednesday.

The Brooklyn Changemakers Ball was designed to be both a celebration and a call to action. We walked away from the evening knowing that Brooklyn is truly the center of social change in this nation. And we are so privileged to be a partner to all who share our vision for a fair and just borough.


We want to extend a special thanks to our Champion Sponsors Judy and Alan FishmanMeera and Harsha MartiJolie Curtsinger Schwartz and Gabe Schwartz, and Santander Bank, our incredible host committee and event sponsors, our featured guests Hari Kondabolu, Alicia Garza, and Ai-jen Poo, and all of the Brooklyn Changemakers in the room.

And thank you to the friends, family, and colleagues of our honoree and Chair Emeritus Alan Fishman, who have helped seed the new Fishman Family Fund for Economic Opportunity, which will provide game-changing support to local nonprofits for generations to come.

Finally, as stated at the Brooklyn Changemakers Ball, we have a goal to raise $1 million by the end of this year to fund our grantmaking for community-led change⁠ — and thanks to our generous donors, we're over halfway there!

Help us reach our goal with a donation today

Jenny Walski

Vice President of Donor Engagement (She/Her/Hers)
We walked away from the evening knowing that Brooklyn is truly the center of social change in this nation.