Children’s Defense Fund Gala With Spike Lee, Star Jones, Rosie Perez And Many More In NY

Tonya Lewis Lee, LaTanya Richardson Jackson and Spike LeeLast evening Monday, February 29th, 2016, over 275 guests celebrated the achievements of five local high school scholars, who overcame adversities ranging from homelessness and bullying to poverty and physical and verbal abuse, at the Children’s Defense Fund-New York (CDF-NY) annual Beat the Odds® Gala at The Pierre in New York City. Continue Reading →

Samuel L. Jackson Honored At Children’s Defense Fund Gala

samuel-jacksonOn Monday, February 29, the Children’s Defense Fund-New York (CDF-NY) will host its annual Beat the Odds® Gala—an event that celebrates local students. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Children’s Defense Fund NY Hosts Gala 2016

childrens self defense fundThe Children’s Defense Fund-New York (CDF-NY) today announced that its annual Beat the Odds® Gala, an event that celebrates students who have overcome exceptional adversities along their path to success, will be held on Monday, February 29 at The Pierre in New York City.  Continue Reading →


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