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the power of resilience 2019 Awards Gala

Memory Album


the power of resilience A night to honor ďŹ erce women


Margarita Guzmรกn, Executive Director, Violence Intervention Program (VIP); Anne E. Delaney, Co-Chair, Power of Resilience Gala 2019


Lauren Osoria, VIP Economic Justice Advocate; Marta Carriel, EJSP Participant; Lorena Kourousias, Director EJSP; Angélica Ramírez, EJSP Partícipant


Honoree

Cecilia M. Gastรณn


Margarita Guzmรกn, Executive Director, VIP; Silda Palerm, Vestry Laight and Chair VIP Board of Directors; and Cecilia M. Gastรณn, Former VIP Executive Director and Honoree.


Richard Hall, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP ; and Douglas Grover, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management


Ramรณn Peguero, The Committee for Hispanic Children and Families, Inc.; and Rita DiMartino, Board Of Trustees, CUNY


Madeline Lamour Holder, The New York Women’s Foundation; Kathryn Weill, Former Board member, New York Women’s Foundation; and Cecilia M. Gastón, Former VIP Executive Director and Honoree


Pablo Elizaga, Cristo Rey NY High School; and José Rolón, José Rolón Events


The Gastón Family: Bobby Greenberg, Mariana Gastón, Sonja Matanovic, María Cecilia Francis, Cecilia Gastón and Javier Greenberg


Manuel J. Vélez, Mayer Brown LLP and Secretary VIP Board of Directors; Daniel Schaeffer, Tate Americas Foundation; and Andrew Baroody, HBO


New York Women’s Foundation community. Back row, left to right: Tubina de O’Connor, Kwanghee Kim, Margarita Rosa, Silda Palerm, Madeline Lamour Holder, Sharon Myrie,


Marjorie Cadogan, Aiyoung Choi, Lisa Holton. Front row, left to right: Suki Ports, Cecilia M. Gastรณn, Kathryn Weill, Elba Montalvo


From left to right: Leonor De Marco, Petronila Mendoza, Mireya Torres, Rosa Rodríguez, María Elena Escobar, Judith Ruano, Ninfa Quiroz, María Bárbara López and Matilde Solano. At the mic, Betsy Mallow, Vice Chair VIP Board of Directors


Proud business owners of workers

Cooperative Brightly East Harlem


Our Master of Ceremonies, Yolanda Vรกsquez, Noticiero 47 Telemundo


Silda Palerm, Vestry Laight and Chair VIP Board of Directors; and James Ding, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP


Sharlena Powell, Voices of Women; Rev. Sally N. MacNichol, CONNECT; and Johnnie Lee Fielder, Voices of Women


Zeinab Eyega, Sauti Yetu Center for African Women; and Terry D. Lawson, Bronx Legal Services


Silda Palerm, Vestry Laight and Chair VIP Board of Directors; Betsy Mallow, NYS Homes and Community Renewal and Vice Chair VIP Board of Directors; Elba Montalvo, Former Executive Director, CHCF; and Margarita Guzmรกn, Executive Director, VIP


Anne E. Delaney, Co-Chair, Power of Resilience Gala 2019; and Valyrie Laedlein, Valyrie K. Laedlein Consulting


Members of the Omega Phi Beta sorority. From left to right: Kimberly Molina, Anayely Gรณmez, Kimberly Santiago, Vanessa Santiago, VIP Board of Directors; and Rashida Hull


Kyle Dandelet, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and VIP Board of Director; and Susan Migliaccio, BNY Mellon and Treasurer VIP Board of Directors.


Brooklyn College Group; Claudette Guinn, Director of Veterans Affairs; Zoila Villalta, Social Worker; Milga Morales Nadal, Ph.D. Retired, and VIP Board of Directors; Moraima Smith, Dean; Vanessa Santiago, ASPIRA alumna and VIP Board of Directors; Gisely Colón-López, Adjunct Professor


Betsy Mallow, NYS Homes and Community Renewal and Vice Chair VIP Board of Directors; and Jeremy Robbins, New American Economy


Margarita Guzmรกn, Executive Director, VIP; Elsa Rios, Strategies for Social Change, LLC; and Dacio Quintana, Strategies for Social Change, LLC


Daniel Ortiz, VIP Staff; Mayra M. Oviedo, VIP Board of Directors; Kischa Negrón, VIP Staff; and Christine Rodríguez, VIP staff


Celia Cristina Gonzรกlez, El Eden Soup Kitchen; and Vanessa Ramos, NYC Commission on Human Rights and VIP Board of Directors


Anne E. Delaney, Co-Chair, Power of Resilience Gala 2019; Silda Palerm, Vestry Laight and Chair VIP Board of Directors; Cecilia M. Gastรณn, Former VIP Executive Director and Honoree; Kathryn Weill, Former Board Member, NYWF; and Madeline Lamour Holder, NYWF


Meet the

Promotoras


Karla Mejía, Community Organizer, VIP; Priscila Galindo; Victoria Leal, Esmeralda Galindo, Margarita Guzmán, Executive Director, VIP; María Bárbara López and Matilde Solano


See you again next year!

Profile for Violence Intervention Program, Inc.

THE POWER OF RESILIENCE - MEMORY ALBUM  

This year Violence Intervention Program, Inc. honored Ms. Cecilia Gastón as the first honoree of the Cecilia Gastón Award for extraordinary...

THE POWER OF RESILIENCE - MEMORY ALBUM  

This year Violence Intervention Program, Inc. honored Ms. Cecilia Gastón as the first honoree of the Cecilia Gastón Award for extraordinary...