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Community Health Awards

November 5, 2020 @ 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

On Thursday, November 5th, Callen-Lorde Community Health Center hosted its 20th annual Community Health Awards – a virtual gala hosted by Peppermint honoring former New York City assistant commissioner of HIV,  Oni Blackstock, MD, MHS; Black transgender activist and writer, Raquel Willis; and art collective Papi Juice, for being voices and champions that uplift and empower trans and non-binary communities, especially communities of color.

Thank you to our honorees, performers, sponsors, and supporters for helping to make the 20th Annual Community Health Awards a success! Click below to watch opening remarks from Executive Director, Wendy Stark.


Platinum Sponsor

Diamond Sponsor


Gold Sponsors
Ted Ackerman & Geremy Kawaller
Jimmy Asci & Josh Schulteis
Brio Benefit Consulting
Capital One

Silver Sponsors
Amida Care
Joe Baker
Bill & Francois Bouchet-Pagano
LANStatus, LLC
Michael & June Stafford
Mount Sinai Health System
New York-Presbyterian

Bronze Sponsors
Ellen Alpert & Janice Sears
Aon, plc
Krisczar Bungay, MD & Jim O’Sullivan
CohnReznick LLP
Laura A. Jacobs, LCSW-R
Signature Bank
Shane S. Spicer, MD & Cristóbal Gutiérrez

Advocate Sponsors
Chase Not-For-Profit Banking
Dynamic Construction Services, Inc.
Paulo Pacheco, MD
Primary Care Development Corporation
Law Office of Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Esq.
Donnie Roberts & Geoff Allman
Karen Sauvigné & Diane D’Alessandro
Susan C. Somerville, RN & Leigh Somerville
Tress Capitol Advisors
Lanita A. Ward-Jones & Dr. Rakiyah Jones, DNP, FNP-BC

Patron Sponsors
John Baumgarten Architects, P.C.
Daniel Bowers, MD & Steven Weissman
Matthew Cohen & Jonathan Carcio
Bethany Jankunis & Dr. Alice Mangan
KinFolk Family Health
Navin C. Mehta, MD, FACS, PC
Michael L. Peck & Eric Winterling
Rock Steady Farms & Flowers
Visiting Nurse Services of New York

Friend Sponsors
Carolyn Civacchio
The Craig Family
Susan A. Forbes
Handel Group
Kai Hayashi
Daniel McGee
S&P Global
Monique Taylor

Event Committee
Jimmy Asci, Carl Gaines, June Stafford

Joe Baker, Kris Bungay, Giselle Byrd, Nelson Fernandez, William Floyd, Geremy Kawaller,
Patrick Lenihan, Michael Peck, Karen Sauvigné, Janice Sears, Lanita Ward-Jones

lists as of 10/29/20


November 5, 2020
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM