Tuesday, October 10, 2017

SAGE Awards & Gala Event

SAGE, the nation’s largest & oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBT elders announces its 22nd Annual SAGE Awards & Gala that takes place on Monday, October 16th at 6P at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. This year’s honorees include Citi, Lorraine Cortés-Vásquez & Cleve Jones. There also will be a tribute to marriage equality icon Edie Windsor. Citi will receive the Corporate Leadership Award for their ongoing collaboration with SAGE. Citi has been a pioneer supporting our LGBT community & was one of the first financial institutions to sign amicus briefs in the historic Supreme Court cases, U.S. v. Windsor & Obergefell v. Hodges. Lorraine Cortés-Vásquez, New York City Mayor’s Senior Advisor will receive the Jack Watters Corporate Advocate Award for her work in supporting diverse communities & LGBT elders through leadership roles at the Mayor’s Office, Emblem Healthcare & AARP. Cleve Jones, activist, lecturer & author of When We Rise: My Life in the Movement will be presented the Joyce Warshow Lifetime Achievement Award. Jones’ book inspired the fabulous ABC TV mini-series that was broadcast in February. Mentored by the legendary Harvey Milk, Jones co-founded the San Francisco AIDS Foundation in 1983 & founded in 1987 The NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt, one of the world’s largest community arts projects. The gala event will take place on Monday October 16th starting with cocktails at 6P followed by Dinner & Awards Ceremony at 7P. Founded in 1978 SAGE is the country's largest & oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives LGBT seniors.
For More Info & Tix: sageusa.org
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