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Fenway Health Honors Elyse Cherry

By Charlotte Robinson, March 30, 2014

Elyse Cherry, CEO of Boston Community Capital, was presented with the Dr. Susan M. Love Award by Dr. Jennifer Potter, Fenway Health’s Director of Women's Health at the 2014 Women’s Dinner Party. Cherry stated, “I salute Fenway Health & all of the women & men present for putting their shoulder to the wheel & helping to build the world we want.” Boston Community Capital’s mission is to build healthy communities through socially responsible investment & is personally committed to economic justice & equality, especially health equality for women & families throughout Massachusetts. Elyse is also a champion of LGBT equality & has served on the board of GLAD (Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders) & chaired MassEquality during its successful campaign for marriage equality in Massachusetts. She is currently a board member of LPAC, (Lesbian Political Action Committee) which was created to support candidates who champion issues impacting lesbians & their families including ending discriminatory treatment of LGBT individuals & their families. LPAC also supports sexual & reproductive freedom & women’s access to quality health care & furthering social, racial, & economic justice for all Americans. Over two thousand members of our lesbian, bisexual women & transgender community & their allies attended this gala fundraiser that took place at the Boston Marriott Copley Place. Comedian Kate Clinton hosted the event, which raised hundreds of thousands of dollars to support the great work of Fenway Health. Then the dance party began with Boston funk band Booty Vortex & DJ Jodi kept everyone dancing into the wee hours. 
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1 comment:

Marilyn Rosen said...

The night was a blast and well deserved award to Elyse Cherry.

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