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CLOTH's 71st ANNUAL GALA - 2023

CLOTH's Anniversary Gala returned to Columbia University Memorial Low Library on October 25, 2023, where the community raised close to $250,000 to support the renaissance, revival, and restoration of upper Manhattan. The event honored Vichet Chum, Dr. Nicole R. Fleetwood, Karim Hutson, Alexis McSween and Elena Romero for their dedication to our mission of providing the knowledge, resources, and opportunities our residents need to empower themselves and their community. The evening truly highlighted the impact our supporters can have on the 100,000 people CLOTH serves each year.

Want to learn more about CLOTH in the community? Watch our presentation video from this year's Gala.

Wednesday, October 25th, 2023

Columbia University Memorial Low Library

Our Honorees

Vichet Chum
Playwright, Actor

Dr. Nicole R. Fleetwood
Professor, Author

Karim Hutson
President & C.E.O

Alexis McSween
Bottom Line Construction & Development

Elena Romero
Journalist, Professor, Author & TV Correspondent

Thank you to our 2023 Sponsors!

Crusader Sponsors:

Community Preservation Corporation
The Community Development Trust
Federated National Land LLC
Genesis Companies
Harlem Community Development Corporation
Horizon Construction Inc.
Mega Contracting Group
Monadnock Development LLC

Pacesetter Sponsors:
Ashkar Corporation
The Children’s Village
CPA Trust
Edison Properties
Hirschen Singer & Epstein LLP
LMXD, Taconic, & MSquared
National Equity Fund
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Innovator Sponsors:
Enterprise Community Partners
National Standard
Office of Government and Community Affairs, Columbia University
United Federation of Teachers
Smith Buss & Jacobs, LLP

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