2019 Inaugural ADAPT Leadership Awards Gala honoring Al Roker & Deborah Roberts – Isiah Whitlock Jr. to attend Gala – Mike Woods Gala Co-Chair

Mar 11, 2018 | Events, Featured | 0 comments

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2018 ADAPT Leadership Award honorees include, Al RokerCo-host and Weatherman of NBC’s Today Show and his wife Deborah RobertsABC News Correspondent for 20/20Nightline, Good Morning America, and ABC World News Tonight with David Muir; The Hausman Family, one of the Founding families of United Cerebral Palsy of NYCMarissa ShorensteinPresidentNortheastAT&T; and Amy WrightFounder and CEO of Bitty & Beau’s Coffee, and 2017 CNN Hero of the Year.

2018 Co-Chairs of the gala are: James Hausman and Liz Cohen HausmanJames Kase and Helene MillerSabina McCarthy; and Alan Zack.

Honorary Chair of this year’s gala is Lynda Carter, Actress, Singerand Activist. Honorary Co-Chairs are Tamsen FadalEight-time Emmy winning Anchor of PIX 11 News and Mike Woods, Meteorologist and Reporter FOX 5’s Good Day New York.

About ADAPT Community Network

ADAPT Community Network (formerly United Cerebral Palsy of New York City) is the leading human service not-for-profit and a pioneer in providing cutting edge programs and services for people with disabilities. Every day, we build a more inclusive world for thousands of New Yorkers through education, technology, health, residential and recreational programs in all five boroughs. Our schools and services encompass many people who have challenges beyond cerebral palsy such as autism, Down syndrome, spina bifida and neuromuscular disorders, among others. We are the largest provider of pre-school education for children with disabilities in New York.  ADAPT’s 100 comprehensive programs serve over 18,000 children and adults with disabilities and their families.