Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills, California, United States
The Children's Defense Fund-California will host its 26th Annual Beat the Odds ceremony on December 1, 2016 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
The celebration will honor five Los Angeles high school “stars” in recognition of their excellence in academic achievement, despite the overwhelming obstacles that stand in their way.
The momentous occasion will be hosted by the Children’s Defense Fund President, Marian Wright Edelman, along with support from co-chairs, Jurnee Smollett-Bell & Josiah Bell, Carol & Frank Biondi, Ruth-Ann Huvane, Kevin Huvane, Katie Sharer & Mark Mullen, Liza & Conan O'Brien. O’Brien will also serve as the night’s emcee. He will be joined by additional special guests to be announced at a later date.More info Back to calendar