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Committee for Hispanic Children & Families Will Hold Its Annual Gala ‘A Slice of Latin America’ at The Lighthouse, Pier 61 at Chelsea Piers, New York City on Thursday, March 14 2019 from 6PM to 10PM

February 28, 2019

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 28, 2019--Committee for Hispanic Children & Families (CHCF):

WHAT: Committee for Hispanic Children & Families (CHCF) will hold its Annual “A Slice of Latin America “ Gala at The Lighthouse, Pier 61 at Chelsea Piers, New York City on Thursday, March 14th, 2019 from 6 pm to 10 pm.

Approximately 500 attendees are expected to attend CHCF’s most important fundraiser, representing the worlds of business, philanthropy and New York’s nonprofit community. There will be music, dancing and food tastings. Over 25 premier chefs are donating their time and delicious specialties. Participating restaurants include The Black Ant, Calle Ocho, Cuba, Del Sur, Dos Caminos, Fonda, Llama Inn, Lamano, Maya, MooLaLa, Ofrenda, Pampano, Pollo de Oro, Zengo, and more. CHCF’s 2019 Gala is sponsored by Dime Bank, Quality Building Services, and Platinum Maintenance.

WHO: The 2019 honorees are:

Antonio Argibay, AIA, LEED AP, Managing Principal at Meridian Design Associates Architects P.C.

Barbara Quintana, Senior Real Estate Manager, CBRE

With keynote speaker:

Richard A. Carranza, Chancellor, New York City Department of Education

Hosted by Mariela Salgado, Anchor, Univisión 41 Nueva York

Tickets are $800 each. For sponsorships and donations, contact: gala@chcfinc.org

WHEN: Thursday, March 14 th 2019 from 6PM-10PM

WHERE: The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers

ABOUT CHCF:

Since 1982, the Committee for Hispanic Children and Families (CHCF) provides programs that reach underserved, low- and moderate- income children and families throughout New York City and the home-based child care providers who serve them. The organization’s grassroots focus makes it one of the few Latino organizations in New York that combines direct service with policy work that amplifies minority voices at the local, state, and national levels. CHCF serves 5,171 individuals annually across New York City, and the mission of CHCF is to combine education, capacity-building, and advocacy to strengthen the support system and continuum of learning for children and youth.

Key recent accomplishments include being featured in the  New York Post  for the turnaround at the Bronx High School of Business; and releasing the report  Safe Havens: Protecting and Supporting New York State’s Immigrant Students with The Education Trust and others.

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CONTACT: Committee for Hispanic Children & Families

Leah van Halsema

212-206-1090 ext. 335

lvanhalsema@chcfinc.org

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA NEW JERSEY NEW YORK

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: EDUCATION PRIMARY/SECONDARY CHILDREN TEENS CONSUMER HISPANIC

SOURCE: Committee for Hispanic Children and Families

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