JK Rowling To Receive 2019 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award

JK Rowling To Receive 2019 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award Aug 14, 2019

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights today announced its 2019 Ripple of Hope laureates: U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, JK Rowling, writer of the renowned Harry Potter series and founder of the children’s charity Lumos; Wendy Abrams, environmental activist and founder of Cool Globes, Inc; and Glen Tullman, founder and executive chairman of Livongo Health. More
Jazz Foundation of America Hosts "A Great Night in Harlem" Gala Concert

Jazz Foundation of America Hosts "A Great Night in Harlem" Gala Concert Mar 1, 2019

Thursday, April 4, Danny Glover will host the Jazz Foundation of America's annual gala concert at Harlem’s world famous Apollo Theater. More
Keeping the Promise - 1,000,000 Lives in Care: Celebrating Icons of Dance

Keeping the Promise - 1,000,000 Lives in Care: Celebrating Icons of Dance Dec 6, 2018

In commemoration of World AIDS Day, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the world’s largest, non-profit HIV/AIDS service organization, partnered with Debbie Allen, to host “Keeping the Promise – 1,000,000 Lives in Care: Celebrating Icons of Dance,” a free, star-studded event, which took place at the historic Apollo Theater on this past Friday, November 30th. More
AHF Partners with Legend Debbie Allen to Present Keeping the Promise - 1,000,000 Lives in Care: Celebrating Icons of Dance

AHF Partners with Legend Debbie Allen to Present Keeping the Promise - 1,000,000 Lives in Care: Celebrating Icons of Dance Nov 21, 2018

In commemoration of World AIDS Day, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the world’s largest, non-profit HIV/AIDS service organization has partnered with the Debbie Allen Dance Academy (DADA), to host “Keeping the Promise – 1,000,000 Lives in Care: Celebrating Icons of Dance,” a free, star-studded event taking place at the historic Apollo Theater on Friday, November 30th. More
Artists for Peace and Justice Festival Gala Presented by BOVET Raises $1.4 million

Artists for Peace and Justice Festival Gala Presented by BOVET Raises $1.4 million Sep 12, 2018

An impressive 1.4 million dollars was raised at the tenth annual Artists for Peace and Justice (APJ) Festival Gala, presented by BOVET, held at the Windsor Arms Hotel during the Toronto film festival. More
Alec And Hilaria Baldwin Attend Star-Studded Ripple Of Hope Awards

Alec And Hilaria Baldwin Attend Star-Studded Ripple Of Hope Awards Dec 19, 2017

On December 13, The Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights hosted the annual Ripple of Hope Awards dinner at the New York Hilton that raised over $3 Million. More
Harry Belafonte To Be Honored At Robert F. Kennedy Ripple Of Hope Awards

Harry Belafonte To Be Honored At Robert F. Kennedy Ripple Of Hope Awards Dec 8, 2017

The Robert F. Kennedy Ripple of Hope Awards will take place on December 13, and celebrates leaders of international business, entertainment, and activist communities who have demonstrated a commitment to social change. More
Social Justice Radiothon Raises $700,000 In Celebrity Donations

Social Justice Radiothon Raises $700,000 In Celebrity Donations Nov 27, 2017

On November 16, 2017, OneUnited Bank, the largest black owned bank in America, teamed up with Charlemagne Tha God and The Breakfast Club, a progressive national black radio platform, on their Change4Change Radiothon. More
Danny Glover - Why I Support The Sanders Institute

Danny Glover - Why I Support The Sanders Institute Oct 11, 2017

Sanders Institute Founding Fellow Danny Glover has revealed why he supports the organization dedicated to transforming democracy through research, education, outreach and advancement of bold, progressive ideas and values. More
Scarlett Johansson And Donatella Versace To Be Honored By amfAR

Scarlett Johansson And Donatella Versace To Be Honored By amfAR Jan 17, 2017

On Wednesday, February 8, 2017, amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, will kick off New York Fashion Week with its annual New York Gala at Cipriani Wall Street and will pay tribute to actress Scarlett Johansson and Artistic Director Donatella Versace for their longstanding support of amfAR and the fight against AIDS. More
Lena Dunham To Host Annual amfAR New York Gala

Lena Dunham To Host Annual amfAR New York Gala Jan 11, 2017

amfAR will host its annual New York Gala on February 8, at Cipriani Wall Street. More
Hillary Clinton And Katy Perry Attend Star-Studded UNICEF Snowflake Ball

Hillary Clinton And Katy Perry Attend Star-Studded UNICEF Snowflake Ball Dec 5, 2016

On November 29, the U.S. Fund for UNICEF hosted its 12th annual UNICEF Snowflake Ball at Cipriani Wall Street, celebrating UNICEF’s lifesaving work for children around the world and highlighting the organization’s 70th anniversary. More
Jeff Daniels Honored At 11th Annual Stella By Starlight Benefit Gala

Jeff Daniels Honored At 11th Annual Stella By Starlight Benefit Gala Jun 15, 2016

The Stella Adler Studio of Acting hosted the 11th Annual Stella by Starlight Benefit Gala this week at The Prince George Ballroom in New York City. More
Maggie Gyllenhaal Named ACLU Ambassador for Privacy and Security

Maggie Gyllenhaal Named ACLU Ambassador for Privacy and Security May 24, 2016

Maggie Gyllenhaal, award-winning actress and star of the upcoming HBO series “The Deuce,” has signed on as the American Civil Liberties Union's ambassador for privacy and security. More
Harry Belafonte To Be Honored At Children's Health Fund Annual Benefit

Harry Belafonte To Be Honored At Children's Health Fund Annual Benefit May 3, 2016

The Children's Health Fund will honor Harry Belafonte with the Humanitarian Award at its Annual Benefit on June 7. More
Sun City Musicians To Gather At Shared Interest Gala

Sun City Musicians To Gather At Shared Interest Gala Mar 3, 2016

On April 7, 2016 at Espace in Manhattan, Shared Interest will honor change makers for Southern Africa at their much-anticipated anniversary gala. More
Harvey Weinstein To Be Honored At amfAR New York Gala

Harvey Weinstein To Be Honored At amfAR New York Gala Jan 29, 2016

amfAR, The American Foundation for AIDS Research, will hold its annual black-tie New York Gala on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at Cipriani Wall Street. More
Harry Belafonte Speaks On Challenges Faced By People Of African Descent

Harry Belafonte Speaks On Challenges Faced By People Of African Descent Nov 10, 2015

Debunking the myth of racial hierarchy, United Nations experts on racial discrimination has said that it is imperative to deconstruct, on a global scale, the ideological myth of a superior race and the resulting conviction of a superior culture. More
Novak Djokovic Named As UNICEF Ambassador

Novak Djokovic Named As UNICEF Ambassador Aug 27, 2015

UNICEF has announced Novak Djokovic as its latest Goodwill Ambassador. More
Harry Belafonte And Geena Davis To Be Honored At Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards

Harry Belafonte And Geena Davis To Be Honored At Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards Aug 20, 2015

Legendary and multi-talented artist and social justice activist Harry Belafonte will receive the prestigious Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award for Lifetime Achievement and Academy Award-winning actress, humanitarian, and women’s advocate Geena Davis will be honored as the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian of the Year at the Third Annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards presented by the Yum! Brands Foundation. More
Tony Bennett Awarded George Washington University President's Medal

Tony Bennett Awarded George Washington University President's Medal Aug 3, 2015

Accomplished painter, singer and humanitarian Tony Bennett and his wife, arts advocate Susan Benedetto, have been awarded the George Washington University President’s Medal, the highest honor the university president can bestow. More
Joan Baez And Ai Weiwei To Be Honored By Amnesty International

Joan Baez And Ai Weiwei To Be Honored By Amnesty International Mar 25, 2015

Legendary folk singer Joan Baez and world-renowned artist Ai Weiwei – both committed activists – will be the joint recipients of Amnesty International's Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2015. More
Stars To Re-launch Art For Amnesty At Amnesty International USA’s 50th Annual Gathering

Stars To Re-launch Art For Amnesty At Amnesty International USA’s 50th Annual Gathering Mar 9, 2015

Legendary musicians and some of the world’s top artists and filmmakers – including Annie Lennox, Harry Belafonte, Oscar winner Laura Poitras, Jesse Williams, Piper Kerman, and MTV World General Manager Nusrat Durrani – will join Steven W. Hawkins, the executive director of Amnesty International USA, for a press event scheduled during the organization’s 50th Annual General Meeting. More
amfAR Raises Over $2 Million At Annual New York Gala

amfAR Raises Over $2 Million At Annual New York Gala Feb 16, 2015

amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, raised over $2 million at its annual New York Gala last week at Cipriani Wall Street. More
Harry Belafonte To Be Honored At amfAR New York Gala

Harry Belafonte To Be Honored At amfAR New York Gala Jan 15, 2015

amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, will hold its annual New York Gala on Wednesday, February 11, 2015. More
Vanessa Redgrave Honored At Star-Studded amfAR Gala

Vanessa Redgrave Honored At Star-Studded amfAR Gala Feb 12, 2014

The stars were out for amfAR's New York Gala this week. More
Vanessa Redgrave To Be Honored At amfAR New York Gala

Vanessa Redgrave To Be Honored At amfAR New York Gala Jan 20, 2014

amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research will hold its annual New York Gala on Wednesday, February 5, 2014. More
Desmond Tutu To Be Honored At Shared Interest Awards Gala

Desmond Tutu To Be Honored At Shared Interest Awards Gala Jan 14, 2014

Shared Interest, a New York-based nonprofit social investment fund working in Southern Africa, today announced six extraordinary individuals to be honored at its 20th Anniversary Awards Gala on February 27 at 6:00PM, at Gotham Hall in New York City. More
Artists For A New South Africa Remember Nelson Mandela

Artists For A New South Africa Remember Nelson Mandela Dec 8, 2013

Artists for a New South Africa is mourning the death of Nelson Mandela, and has released the following statement. More
Katy Perry Named As UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador

Katy Perry Named As UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Dec 3, 2013

At a special event today at UNICEF Headquarters, global pop superstar Katy Perry was appointed UNICEF’s newest Goodwill Ambassador, with a special focus on engaging young people in the agency’s work to improve the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children and adolescents. More