A CALL TO MEN’s 2017 Gala celebrated the organization’s 15th anniversary and honored individuals who promote healthy, respectful manhood and prevent violence and discrimination against all women and girls. Their work and your support furthers A CALL TO MEN’s vision: to create a world where all men and boys are loving and respectful and all women and girls are valued and safe. The 2017 honorees included:
Alan Gardner, senior vice president, human resources, Verizon Communications
The A CALL TO MEN Award for Institutional Change honors an individual using their influence to promote healthy, respectful manhood and prevent violence against all women and girls at the institutional level.
Gloria Steinem, writer, lecturer, political activist and feminist organizer
The A CALL TO MEN Envisionary Award pays tribute to women whose vision, leadership and action help create a world where all men and boys are loving and respectful and all women and girls are valued and safe.
Joe and Alice Torre, chairman and president, Joe Torre Safe at Home Foundation
The Next Generation of Manhood Award honors individuals who embrace and promote a healthy, respectful manhood, and use their platform to raise awareness for the prevention of violence against all women and girls.
Actor and Activist Matt McGorry keynoted the gala. McGorry is a self-described feminist and stars in "How to Get Away with Murder" and "Orange is the New Black"
Richard Lui, news anchor at MSNBC served as emcee.
May 25, 2017
The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers
New York, NY