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50th Annual Frederick Douglass Awards Dinner

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Date:
May 19, 2015
Time:
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Cost:
$500
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Venue

PIer 60
23rd Street and West Side Highway, New York, 10023 United States
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For a half-century, the New York Urban League has presented its highest honor, the Frederick Douglass Medallion, to individuals and organizations that have contributed in a wide variety of ways to the causes of social justice, education and equality. Please join us, along with New York Urban League program partners and supporters, for a night of memorable speeches, dinner, and entertainment.

Proceeds from the dinner enable the New York Urban League to positively impact the lives of more than 8,000 under-resourced residents each year. Your sponsorship ensure continued growth of high-impact programs in STEM education, College Readiness, Employment Counseling, and Technology Classes while offering flexibility to react quickly to emerging issues.

FDD50 Anniversary Invitation

FDD50 Ticket and Table Purchase Form

Young Professional Members FDD50 Ticket Purchase Form

HONOREES:

Frederick Douglass Medallions
DENNIS M. WALCOTT Former Chancellor of NYC Department of Education
MACY’S INC.
GEICO

Ann S. Kheel Award
JASON FRANKLIN, PhD
Chief Executive Officer of Bolder Giving

Frederick Douglass Award for Service
Tammi Butler
VH1 Brand Creative Team

 

EVENT DETAILS

Reception: 6:30pm

Dinner and Awards: 7:30pm

Special Musical Performance by LEDISI

Dessert and Dancing: 9:30 pm

Music by DJ Kiss

Black Tie

 

GALA CO-CHAIRS:

William Lewis, Jr. & Carol Sutton Lewis

Charles & Karen Phillips

Michael Robinson & Janine Dorsett

Jon Potter, EVP Brands, Moet Hennessy USA

 

HONORARY CO-CHAIRS: (in formation)

Kenneth & Susan Austin

Harry Belafonte

Darwin Davis

David N. Dinkins

Edward Enninful

Paul Facella

Toni Fay

Bethann Hardison

Harriet Michel

Lillian Davis Roberts

Marcus Samuelsson

 

To purchase tables and tickets:

Fax or email the reply form and return it return it via fax to Sarah Lieb at (212) 500-5953 by April 30, 2015 to be listed in the gala journal: FDD50 Ticket and Table Purchase Form. Tickets begin at $500 and Tables begin at $10,000.

Should you have any questions please contact Sarah at (212) 500-5953 x112 or by email at nyul@thewakemanagency.com. If you would like to be added to the mailing list for the Frederick Douglass Dinner, please send an email to Novella Ford, Director of Development at development@nyul.org.

 

Check out last year’s event!