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Common, Susan L. Taylor and the National CARES Mentoring Movement Board of Directors

are thrilled to announce the 2020 For the Love of Our Children Gala

Honoring Robert F. Smith - Founder, Chairman and CEO, Vista Equity Partners Monday, February 10, 2020 - Cipriani Wall Street New York City Purchase Tickets

2020 For the Love of Our Children Gala Hosts



Tamron Hall

Tamron Hall

American Broadcaster

An American broadcast journalist, Hall currently hosts her own show, "Tamron Hall." Hall was formerly a national news correspondent for NBC News, day-side anchor for MSNBC, host of the program MSNBC Live with Tamron Hall, and a co-host of Today's Take, the third hour of Today.

Michael Eric Dyson

Michael Eric Dyson

Academic/Author/Radio Host

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson is a Georgetown University sociology professor, a New York Times contributing opinion writer, and a contributing editor of The New Republic, and of ESPN's The Undefeated website. Described by Michael A. Fletcher as "a Princeton Ph.D. and a child of the streets who takes pains never to separate the two," Dyson has authored or edited more than twenty books.


A letter from our Honorary Chair, Common.

Click here to read a letter from Common, Honorary Chair of the 2020 For the Love of Our Children Gala.

Investing in the 2020 For the Love of Our Children Gala

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Gold Sponsors

AARP ● Essence ● Sandra J. Evers-Manly ● SEM

Silver Sponsors

ADP ● Aetna ● American Urban Radio Networks ● Campaign For Black Male Achievement
● The Coca-Cola Company ● Colgate-Palmolive Company ● Comcast Corporation
● Leslye and Darryl Fraser ● Crystal McCrary & Raymond J. McGuire
● Nationwide ● Nielsen ● ViacomCBS

Purchase Tickets for the 2020 For the Love of Our Children Gala

PRESENTING SPONSOR

$100,000
  • Sponsorship benefits available on purchase page.

PLATINUM CIRCLE

$75,000
  • Sponsorship benefits available on purchase page.

GOLD CIRCLE

$50,000
  • Sponsorship benefits available on purchase page.

SILVER CIRCLE

$25,000
  • Sponsorship benefits available on purchase page.

BRONZE CIRCLE

$12,500
  • Sponsorship benefits available on purchase page.

INDIVIDUAL TICKET

$1,000
  • (Limited Availability)

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The Venue

Cipriani Wall Street

55 Wall Street
New York, NY

Cipriani Wall Street
Cipriani Wall Street

Host Hotel

Lyric at 70 Pine

Reservations can be made through one of the following methods:

Guests may call the Lyric at 70 Pine number at 646-598-0100 or email info70Pine@lyric.com and ask for the Block Code 305: National Cares Group.

Lyric at 70 Pine
Lyric at 70 Pine