Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills, California, United States
The Children's Defense Fund–California will host its 27th Annual Beat the Odds Awards ceremony on December 7, 2017, 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 overcoming tremendous obstacles.
This momentous occasion will be hosted by 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, and Liza & Conan O'Brien, and CDF-CA Executive Director Shimica Gaskins. O’Brien will serve as the night’s emcee, and will be joined by additional special guests to be announced at a later date.More info Back to calendar