Join us in honoring this year’s extraordinary volunteers!

With the Tony© and Grammy© Award-winning star of Hamilton, Leslie Odom, Jr.

In his own words and in concert

Photo by Nathan Johnson

ABCD Hall of Fame 

Doc Rivers

LA Clippers Coach

ABCD Lifetime Achievement Award

Chaplain Clementina M. Chéry

Co-Founder, President and CEO Louis D. Brown Peace Institute

ABCD 2018 Special Honoree

Samuel Nagler

Of Counsel Krokidas & Bluestein LLP


Friday, October 26, 2018
Social Hour at 6:00 pm
Dinner & Program at 7:00 pm


Boston Marriott Copley Place
110 Huntington Ave,
Boston, MA


Amelia Aubourg, ABCD Events Manager

Together we have strength. Together we can strive for more.
Together we can better overcome any obstacle and achieve success.


Shayna Seymour, Emcee

Co-Anchor, WCVB’s Chronicle

Rev. Robert L. Gray, Assistant Pastor

Bethel A.M.E. Church, Boston

Friends Committee

  • Alain Mathieu

    Attorney, Mintz Levin 

  • Amy Latimer, Event Chair 

    President, TD Garden 

  • AT Desta

    Attorney, Rich May, P.C. 

  • Courtney Disano

    Community and Public Affairs, TD Garden 

  • Emmett Lyne 

    Partner, Rich May, P.C.

  • Kelsey Andrade 

    President’s Office, Wheaton College 

  • Kevin J. McCarthy, MSW, LCSW 

    Out-Patient Clinician/Therapist 


    Penni McLean-Conner

    Senior Vice President & Chief Customer Officer 

    Eversource Energy

  • Tina Natale 

    President’s Office, TD Garden

Join these ABCD partners in celebrating our heroes and community!

Presenting Sponsor

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Silver Sponsors

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Media Sponsor

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