Events

Catalyst for Change

2017 Benefit and Awards Gala

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
at six o’clock in the evening

espace
635 West 42nd Street
New York City

Please join CACF as we celebrate 31 years of fighting for equity
for Asian Pacific American children and families and as we recognize the significant achievements of:

HONOREEES

LISA LING
Award Winning Journalist and TV Presenter

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SUYIN SO
Founder and Executive Director, Central Queens Academy

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VISHAAN CHAKRABARTI
Author and Founder, PAU: Practice for Architecture and Urbanism”

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Accepted by Sayu Bhojwani, Founder and President

EMCEES

ERNABEL DEMILLO
Reporter/Host “Asian American Life”
Contributing Reporter for “Arts in the City” & “Science and U”
CUNY-TV Channel 75, 25.3 and now on NYC Media, Channel 25

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CEFAAN KIM
Reporter, WABC-TV Channel 7 Eyewitness News

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AUCTIONEER

CHARLES ANTIN

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SPONSORS*

HOPE

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GOLD

Abigail E. Disney & Pierre Hauser
Edward Pauly & Barbara Turvett

SILVER

Mr. David L. Chiang and Dr. Vannita Simma-Chiang
Alice Chin & Willing Irene Chin-Ma
Jarrod & Leigh Fong
Jessie & Brian Harlin
Sharon Huang
Dr. Navneet Kathuria & Dr. Vandana Kumra
Larry Lee
Main Street Radiology
PAU: Practice for Architecture and Urbanism
Dr. Alexander Tsui & Susan Tsui

BRONZE

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Mark DeCambre & Anita Gundanna
Kenneth deRegt
Suyin So & Jeff Hao

*as of September 15, 2017

GALA CHAIR

DR. ALEXANDER TSUI

AUCTION CHAIR

WILLING IRENE CHIN-MA

HOST COMMITTEE CHAIR

JENNIFER YUEN

HOST COMMITTEE

Julie Azuma
Ruchika Bajaj & Olivier Levitte
Liliana Chen
John J. Chin, Ph.D.
Noel Collo
Tuhina De O’Connor
Lydia Fan
Wayne Ho & Eda Chao
Geoffrey James
Jessica S. Lee
Gigi Li
Edward S. Ma
Jimena Martinez & Michael J. Hirschhorn
Karen Ng
Annetta Seecharran
Udai Tambar
Jimmy Yan

For Sponsorship Opportunities, click here.

Purchase Tickets Here!

For questions regarding the gala, contact Andrea Wu at 212-809-4675 x105 or awu@cacf.org.

To view photos from our previous special events, click here.