Community Health Awards

Pink to blue gradient background with black text: "23rd Annual Community Health Awards. Empowering Health. Enriching Lives. Thursday, November 2, 2023 | Pier Sixty, Manhattan."

Under the banner of Empowering Health, Enriching Lives, the Community Health Awards will honor the leaders, trailblazers, and visionaries in LGBTQ+ health and wellness whose shoulders we stand on while celebrating Callen-Lorde’s critical role in our communities. Get ready for an electrifying evening nothing short of spectacular! As the sun sets over the Hudson River, the stage will come alive with remarks by our new CEO Patrick McGovern, who will share inspiring insights that set the tone for Callen-Lorde’s work ahead. But that’s not all–brace yourself for an array of surprises as esteemed honorees take the spotlight, accompanied by special guests and captivating performances that will leave you mesmerized. Read on to meet this year’s remarkable honorees.

This year’s event will be held at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers on Thursday, November 2, 2023.
The cocktail reception will begin at 6 PM with the dinner and program starting at 7 PM.

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Co-Chairs: James Evans, Faiz Osman, and June Stafford

Auction Co-Chairs: Brandon Krisko and Andy Phillips

Members: Michelle Arrowood, Jen Berrent, Blane Charles, Michael DeLucia, Andrew Gallagher, Alexandra Hallock, Alexes Hazen, Michelle Kline, Richard Kosinski, Marc Manseau, Karen Sauvigné, Vickie Tillman, and Lanita A. Ward-Jones


as of 9/15/23

Diamond Sponsor
Anthony V. Thompson, Bernstein Private Wealth


Silver Sponsors
Jennifer Berrent & Carolyn Taylor

David A. Guggenheim & Michael Bosworth
Patrick McGovern & Calix Ramos

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Vickie Tillman & Joan Lewis


Champion Sponsors
Amida Care
Aon Northeast Pride
Bill & Francois Bouchet-Pagano
Kris Bungay, MD & Jim O’Sullivan
 CohnReznick, LLP
Fenwick & West LLP
Flagstar Bank Commercial and Private Banking
Gracie Square Hospital
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
Marc W. Manseau, MD
Morningstar, Inc
Mount Sinai Medical Center
National HealthCare Consulting
New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
Shane S. Spicer, MD & Cristóbal Gutiérrez
Mike & June Stafford
Trojan® Brand Condoms
Philippa Weismann & Sandra Turner
Williams & Connolly LLP


Advocate Sponsors
 APICHA Community Health Center
Arnold & Porter
Capital Rx
Matthew Cohen
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Bethany Jankunis
Diana J. Lee / Golenbock Eiseman Assor Bell & Peskoe
Paul Hastings
Paulo Pacheco, MD & Dan McFarland
Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Esq.
Tress Capitol Advisors
Andrew & Xavier Van Degna


Patron Sponsors
BlueHub Capital
Senator Thomas K. Duane
En Pointe Consulting LLC
Fox Rothschild, LLP
Green Jay Strategies
Jones Lang LaSalle
Kramer Levin
Hampton & Michael Lintorn-Catlin
Kelsey Louie & Brett Perala
Donnie Roberts & Geoff Allman
Lanita A. Ward-Jones & Dr. Rakiyah Jones, DNP, FNP-BC
Yuvo Health


Friend Sponsors
Blane Charles Design
Christian Steadman
Barbara Rothberg, DSW, LCSW & Amy Lane
Karen Sauvigné & Diane D’Alessandro


Click here to view last year’s Community Health Awards.