31st Annual

Champions
for Children

31st Annual

Champions for Children

Join us as we celebrate the Alliance for Children’s Rights and uplift inspiring stories of resilience, advocacy, and justice for young people in foster care.

 

Wednesday, March 15, 2023

The Garden at the Beverly Hilton

HONORING

President and CEO
CBS

CHAMPIONS FOR CHILDREN AWARD

Ph.D., LCSW
Professor, Child Advocate and Author

FRANCIS M. WHEAT COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD

Wednesday, March 15, 2023

The Garden at the Beverly Hilton

Guests will have the option of attending in person or virtually. 

Can’t attend the event?

For questions about the event or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Stephanie Lopez, Director of Individual Giving and Events, or Harvin Rogas, 5B Events, at 310-559-9334

Event Committee

Karey Burke

Dena Cook

Scott Edelman

Alan J. Epstein

Susan F. Friedman*

Clifford W. Gilbert-Lurie*

Leslie Gilbert-Lurie*

Phillip Rudolph

Toni M. Schulman*

Chris B. Walther

*Event Co-chairs

Thank you to our Sponsors

ANGEL

Dick Wolf

VISIONARY

Paramount Global

GUARDIAN

Activision Blizzard

Capital Group

Leslie and Cliff Gilbert-Lurie

Karen Mack and Russell Goldsmith

Abby and Alan Myerson

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Ziffren Brittenham LLP

PATRON

City National Bank

Creative Artists Agency

Marilyn and Jeffrey Katzenberg

Wendy and Barry Meyer

NBCUniversal

Sony Pictures Television

Venable LLP

WME

ADVOCATE

3 Arts Entertainment

A+E Networks

Amazon Studios

Jessica and Matthew Babrick

CDF Labor Law LLP

James P. Clark

Jeffrey, Linda and Rachel Eisikowitz

Dan Fogelman

Fremantle

Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman, Warren, Richman, Rush, Kaller, Gellman, Meigs & Fox, L.L.P.

Johnny Carson Foundation

Lionsgate

Madison Wells

Molly McNearney and Jimmy Kimmel

Jeanne and Gary Newman

Rick Rosen and Orly Adelson

Rotary Club of Los Angeles

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Jennie Snyder Urman

Susan Stockton and Chris Walther

United Talent Agency

Wasserman Foundation

Weitz Family

Alison Whalen and Steve Marenberg

The Wonderful Company

SUSTAINER

Aileen Adams and Geoffrey Cowan

Amblin Partners

Carol Biondi

Amelia Bolker

Erin and Trent Copeland

Faegre Drinker

Julia Franz and Chris Silbermann

Patty Glaser, of Glaser Weil

Greenberg Glusker LLP

Marilyn Jones and Mitchell Kaplan

Kapital Entertainment

Jo Kaplan and Larry Feldman

Nahnatchka Khan (Fierce Baby Productions)

Joseph Kibre

The Littlefield Co.

Philpott Meeks – Martin, Aaron and Beth

Polsinelli

Pritzker Foster Care Initiative

Bruce and Ande Rosenblum

Dawn and Phil Rudolph

Toni and John Schulman

Kris and Mike Spazafumo

Tyson & Mendes

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Co-Chairs

Dena Cook

Alan J. Epstein

Secretary

Phillip Rudolph

treasurer

Trent Copeland

Matthew Babrick

Karey Burke

Manuel Cachán

James P. Clark

Scott Edelman

Michelle Esquivel-Hall

Alex Fixmer

Susan F. Friedman

Andrew D. Garelick

Clifford W. Gilbert-Lurie*

Leslie Gilbert-Lurie*

Barbara Grushow

Simone Jones

Jo Kaplan

Mitchell T. Kaplan

Karen Mack

Steven A. Marenberg*

Gary Newman

Celeste Owens

Mary Ritti

Alex G. Romain

Rick Rosen*

Bruce Rosenblum

Bradley Ross

Susan Saltz

José F. Sanchez

Toni M. Schulman*

John Schwab

Kris Spazafumo

Silvia Vannini

Chris B. Walther*

Robert J. Woolway

Kelly Zajfen

______________

Francis M. Wheat, Esq.
Founder
(1921-2000)

*Former Board Chairs

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