29th Annual

Champions for Children

x RWQuarantunes

A live-stream special

Sharing inspiring stories of resilience, advocacy, and justice for young people

hosted by

Demi and
Richard Weitz


special guests and musical performances

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Can’t attend the event?

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Stephanie Lopez, Major Gifts and Events Manager at or Harvin Rogas, 5B Events, at 310-559-9334.

We are proud to champion the rights of young people and families impacted by foster care—by providing access to legal services, healthcare, education, stable housing, and family support so they can thrive.

Join us and a community of passionate child advocates at this memorable virtual event in the #Quarantunes stylings of Demi and Richard Weitz!

Together with colleagues, friends, supporters, and surprise special guests, we uplift our clients’ inspiring stories of resiliency and celebrate our Alliance’s dedication to justice, equity, and stability for the kids who need us.

Event Committee

Karey Burke

Scott Edelman

Alan J. Epstein

Susan F. Friedman*


Clifford W. Gilbert-Lurie*

Leslie Gilbert-Lurie*

Rick Rosen*

Phillip Rudolph

Toni M. Schulman*

Chris B. Walther

*Event Co-chairs




Rick Rosen

Chris B. Walther


Phillip Rudolph


Trent Copeland

Matthew Babrick

Karey Burke

Manuel Cachán

James P. Clark

Dena Cook

Yasmine Delawari Johnson

Scott Edelman

Alan J. Epstein

E. Martin Estrada

Alex Fixmer

Susan F. Friedman

Andrew D. Garelick

Clifford W. Gilbert-Lurie*

Leslie Gilbert-Lurie*

Barbara Grushow

Angie Harmon

Gino Isaac

Jo Kaplan

Mitchell T. Kaplan

Karen Mack

Steven A. Marenberg*

Gary Newman

Mary Ritti

Alex G. Romain

Bruce Rosenblum

Bradley Ross

Susan Saltz

José F. Sanchez

Toni M. Schulman*

Kris Spazafumo

Silvia Vannini

Robert J. Woolway


Francis M. Wheat, Esq. 

*Former Board Chairs

Thank you to our Sponsors


Dick Wolf


Julia Franz and Chris Silbermann

Leslie and Cliff Gilbert-Lurie

Karen Mack and Russell Goldsmith

O’Melveny & Myers LLP

Proskauer Rose LLP


Ziffren Brittenham LLP


20th Television

A+E Networks

Apple TV+

City National Bank

Discovery, Inc.

Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP

Miriam Muscarolas and
Grant Abramson



Melissa and Alex Romain

Rick Rosen and Orly Adelson

Susan Saltz

Toni and John Schulman

Susan Stockton and Chris Walther

Venable LLP

Winston & Strawn LLP


3 Arts Entertainment

Amazon Studios

Atlantic Records

Jessica and Matt Babrick

Dr. Richard and Susan Braun

Karey Burke and Michael Duggan

Manuel F. Cachán

Capital Group


CDF Labor Law LLP

Chernin Entertainment

James P. Clark

Dena Cook and Brad Blondheim

Del Shaw Moonves Tanaka Finkelstein & Lezcano

Shelley Eisinger Stark and Jerry Ward

Alan Epstein and Megan McGowan Epstein

FOX Entertainment


Greenberg Traurig LLP

Maria Hummer-Tuttle and Robert Holmes Tuttle

The Jack in the Box Foundation

Johnny Carson Foundation

Yasmine and Matt Johnson

Marilyn Jones and Mitchell T. Kaplan

Mayer Brown LLP

Jonathan and Dianne Moonves

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Jeanne and Gary Newman

Paul Hastings LLP

The Sidley Austin Foundation

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Sony Pictures Television


Wasserman Foundation

Alison Whalen and Steve Marenberg

The Wonderful Company


Tremblay Beck Law, APC


Aileen Adams and Geoffrey Cowan

Clyde & Co.

Erin and Trent Copeland


Susan and Scott Edelman

Endemol Shine North America

Alex and Andy Fixmer

Glaser Weil, LLP

Goodman, Genow, Schenkman, Smelkinson & Christopher, LLP

Bonnie Hammer

Jo Kaplan and Larry Feldman

Kaplan Stahler Agency

Marilyn and Jeffrey Katzenberg

 Kinsella Weitzman Iser Kump LLP

Latham & Watkins LLP


Sally and Dick Lippin

Marilynn Mack

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP

Linda McDonough and Bradley Ross

Wendy and Barry Meyer

Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP

Paramount Pictures

Philpott Meeks

Mary Ritti

Robinson Granatt LLP

Ande and Bruce Rosenblum

Rosenthal Family Foundation/
Nancy Stephens and Rick Rosenthal

Dawn and Phil Rudolph

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Shook Hardy & Bacon

Kris and Mike Spazafumo

Spyglass Media Group, LLC


Mandy Teefey

Tyson & Mendes

White & Case



Amelia Bolker and Craig Kaufman

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Toni and Bruce Corwin

Covington & Burling LLP

Crowell & Moring LLP

Elisa Fernandez and José F. Sanchez

Ani and Andy Garelick

Gelfand Rennert & Feldman LLC

The Gotham Group/The Vein Family

Greenberg Glusker LLP

Barbara Grushow and Manny Bujold

Alicia Minana and Rob Lovelace

PGC Foods

Nina and Mitchell Quaranta

Doug Robinson

Susan and Robert Rovner

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Lisa Specht


Sarah Bowman and Bill Temko

Susan F. and Alan V. Friedman

Dan Limerick

Richard Martinez

Barbara Reeves

Heidi Schulman and Mickey Kantor

Janis Spire and Kathy Meherin

Thornhill & Associates, Inc.

Robert J. Woolway

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