Voices 8 – Educate.Inspire.Transform

When: May 17, 2012

Time: 6:30pm

Where: Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, Broadway at 60th Street, New York City

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  • Honorees & Host
  • Honoree

    Nina & Theodore V. Wells Jr.

    Nina is the former Secretary of State of New Jersey and Ted is Partner and Co-Chair of the Litigation Department at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.

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  • Honoree

    Ana L. Oliveira

    President and Chief Executive Officer of The New York Women’s Foundation.

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  • Honoree

    Bill Lynch

    Former Vice Chairman of the Democratic National Committee and Founder and Chairman, Bill Lynch Associates.

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  • Special Guest Presenter

    Harry Belafonte

    Artist, Humanitarian and former Voices Honoree.

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The Brotherhood/Sister Sol (BHSS) is pleased to announce our 8th annual VOICES celebration, to be held Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center on Thursday May 17th, 2012. It will be an incredible night and we look forward to having you in attendance.

We proudly announce our honorees, Theodore V. Wells Jr., Partner and Co-Chair of the Litigation Department at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, Nina Wells, former Secretary of the State of New Jersey, Ana L. Oliveira, President and Chief Executive Officer of The New York Women’s Foundation and Bill Lynch, former Vice Chairman of the Democratic National Committee and Founder & Chairman at Bill Lynch & Associates. Harry Belafonte, a former BHSS honoree, will present Mr. Lynch with his award. Soledad O'Brien, CNN anchor and host of Voices 7, will present Ms. Oliveira with her award. The actor Boris Kodjoe will host the evening’s festivities.

Our Fundraising Chairs are Michael J. O'Brien, SVP, General Counsel and Secretary at Omnicom Group, and Susan E. Chapman, SVP, Global Real Estate & Workplace Enablement at American Express. Our event Co-Chairs are Rahsan-Rahsan Lindsay, Michelle Ores, Tiffany R. Warren, and Khary Lazarre-White.

VOICES is our signature annual benefit highlighting our youth and life changing programming. The event provides an extraordinary opportunity for our dynamic supporters to celebrate BHSS’s commitment to helping Black and Latino youth develop into critical thinkers and community leaders. Last year we honored David N. Dinkins, author Dr. Cornel West and actress Rosario Dawson. CNN’s Soledad O’Brien hosted the event and over 400 people were in attendance.

Event Co-Chair

*Rahsan-Rahsan Lindsay
Senior Vice President, Advertising Sales & Marketing, TV One
*Michelle Ores, Attorney
*Tiffany R. Warren
Senior Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer, Omnicom Group
Khary Lazarre-White, Esq.
Executive Director & Co-Founder, The Brotherhood/Sister Sol

Fundraising Chairs

Michael J. O'Brien, Esq
Senior Vice President, General Council & Secretary, Omnicom Group
Susan E. Chapman
Senior Vice President, Global Real Estate & Workplace Enablement, American Express

Benefit Committee

*Andress Appolon
LaMon Bland
Keith Brown
Tinika Brown, Esq.
Michael Brown
Peggy Byrd
*Paul E. Butler, Esq.
Gia Cavellini Guzman
Derrick Cephas, Esq.
*Fuquan Collins
*Rabbi Rachel Cowan
Adair Curtis
Florence Frucher
Meyer Sandy Frucher
*Stephen C. Graham
Dr. Lynelle Granady
*Dr. Farah Griffin
David Grubin
Joan Grubin
*Ross Haime
Carol M. Joseph, Esq.
Martin Karlinksky, Esq.
*James A. Krauskopf
Andrew Komaromi
Rashida K. La Lande, Esq.
*Jane Lazarre
Ernest Leif Boyd
*Christina Lewis

Toyanna Mayo
Diarra McKinney, Esq.
Dr. Ogretta V. McNeil
*Jon Moscow
Bruce Nelson
*Dr. Pedro A. Noguera
Jean Riggins
Torian Robinson
Dr. Kim Rosenthal
*Beatriz Ryan
Karen Saah, Esq.
Charles Schorin
Catherine Shimony
Richard Shuster
*Andrietta Sims
Mark Smith
*Santiago Taveras
Nina Thomson
Russ Torres
*Nicole G. Valentine, Esq.
Mario Van Peebles
*Reverend John Vaughn
Miguel Vias
*Minerva Warwin
*Douglas H. White, Esq.
Thurman White
*Gwynne Wilcox, Esq.
Taffi Woolward

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May 17, 2012

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Sponsors

 
  • Omnicom Group
  • Paul Weiss
  • Davis & Gilbert, LLP
  • Latham & Watkins, LLP
  • Blank Rome, LLP
  • Agora Group
  • Eurest
  • Nina & Theodore V. Wells
  • Deutsch Inc.
  • Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP
  • Ores Schorin Family
  • The Riggio Foundation
  • Hyatt Bass
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Emblem Health
  • CNN
  • The New York Women's Foundation