The All Stars Project is raising $500,000 to benefit the Joseph A. Forgione Development School for Youth (DSY) at the 12th annual Learning from Leaders Luncheon on Friday, December 6th. The event will honor longtime All Stars champions Chris D. Baker (Senior Vice President, AIG, Inc.) and Mark E. Davidson (Senior Counsel, Proskauer Rose LLP).
The event will bring together more than 300 corporate leaders at the New York Marriott Marquis in Times Square. For tickets and sponsorships, visit https://donate.allstars.org/luncheon2013
The All Stars Project of New Jersey Scott Flamm Center for Afterschool Development was awarded the silver medal in the Interiors/Featured Element Non-Residential category at the 20th annual American Institute of Architects (AIA) Newark and Suburban Design Awards.
The Newark and Suburban Design Awards celebrates the outstanding achievements of its AIA member firms. This year's awards were held Thursday, October 17, at the Morris Museum in Morristown, NJ.
Stealin' Home (A Baseball Fantasy) by All Stars co-founder Fred Newman opened at the Castillo Theatre on October 11th. The play presents baseball legend Jackie Robinson through a series of intimate conversations between Jackie, his teammate, Pee Wee, and a mysterious woman named Sojourner, painting a unique picture of Robinson, baseball and America's imperfect integration in the 1940's.
Performances run through November 24. Tickets are $35 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. To purchase, visit www.castillo.org.
On Thursday, October 17th, the All Stars Project held the Phyllis Hyman Phat Friends & Young Leaders for Change Awards Ceremony. The All Stars was proud to honor youth leaders of the All Stars Project that have made building our programs a priority in their lives, and adults from New York City communities that are supporting the growth and development of young people.
On Friday, October 25th, the All Stars Project of the San Francisco Bay Area honored San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón and Emmy Award-winning Univision News Anchor Fabiola Kramsky for their commitment to young people in San Francisco's poorest communities at its Partners with Youth 2013 Benefit Luncheon.
The benefit luncheon, hosted by ABC7-TV news anchor Cheryl Jennings, drew over 200 guests and raised $246,004.
On October 1, 2013 the All Stars Project celebrated the 10th Anniversary of our center on 42nd Street. ASP on 42nd Street is the world's first center designed for performance and development. It is a place for young people living in New York City's poorest communities to come and interact with world class performers and business leaders in diverse programs and activities that help them grow and develop.
Over 130 supporters came to the center to honor four members of the core leadership team that led the visionary $32.5 million campaign to purchase our home on 42nd Street. Friends of Jeffrey Aron, Jim Capalino, Nathaniel Christian, and Andrea Tessler raised over $250,000 in honor of their key roles in establishing the All Stars Project on 42nd Street and their commitment to ensuring its continued growth as a world-class institution.
UX kicked off its Fall 2013 semester with Opening Day on Saturday, September 21st at 11 AM. UX is the All Stars' free university-style school of continuing development for people of all ages. Over 200 new and returning students from neighborhoods all over New York City gathered at the All Stars Project's national headquarters on 42nd Street to participate in sample classes and register for the Fall.
The Castillo Theatre, with the New Yiddish Rep, have joined forces to produce a cultural mash-up of Samuel Beckett's classic play, Waiting For Godot, which will be performed for the first time in Yiddish (English and Russian supertitles will be provided).
Performances will run September 20th through October 13th at the Castillo Theatre - Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. For tickets, contact the Castillo Box Office at 212-941-1234 or visit www.castillo.org.