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North Star Fund Gala 2021

2021 FREDERICK DOUGLASS AWARD
HONOREES

liberation not deportation

A membership-driven organization working to improve conditions for low-wage workers across industries who are essential to keeping New York City running during the pandemic.  

An Ulster County powerhouse providing urgent direct assistance to Kingston residents, while also organizing for economic justice and a world without prisons.  

Supporting immigrant youth in 2020 with direct assistance, scholarships, leadership opportunities and vital information about navigating the immigration labyrinth.

SPECIAL GUESTS

WILLIAM JACKSON HARPER

ALI AHN

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PERFORMANCES BY

Actor

Laura Gómez is an actress best known for her role as Blanca Flores on the Netflix hit series Orange Is the New Black.

MARTHA REDBONE
AND 
AARON WHITBY

Musicians

Martha Redbone is an award-winning Native & African American vocalist, songwriter, composer, and educator.

Poet

Staceyann Chin is an award-winning spoken-word poet, author, playwright, performing artist and LGBTQ rights political activist.

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If you’re online for the unGala, you’ll get access to our after-party! Join us for a lively Zoom dance party, music spun by Brooklyn’s own DJ Delaceibo. But you have to be an unGala guest to get your invite! 

Get your unGala tickets today!

Thank you to everyone who supported the 2021 unGala

Anonymous (2)

Adam Hellegers

Alejandra Ruiz

Amida Care

Amy Rosenthal

Andrea and Tyko Kihlstedt

Anna Berg

Anna Santoleri

Anne H. Hess and Craig Kaplan

Arline Segal

Asa and Jodi Lu Johnson

Barbara Winslow

Ben & Jerry's

Braeden Lentz

Bread and Roses Community Fund

Camilla Hammer

Charlotte Phillips, M.D.

Citizen Action of New York

Claude Heffron

cori schmanke parrish

Dana Bronfman

David R. Alexander

Dylan Jacobs

Ed Hong

Elena Conte

Elias Foundation

Elizabeth and Olympia Ingriselli-Moy

Emily Straus

FJC – A Foundation of Philanthropic Funds

GFP Real Estate

Gisela Gamper

Gonzalo Mercado

Harold Wolpert

Hays Golden

Helen Stillman

Holly Fetter

Ila Duncan

Ingrid Benedict

Jane Bowers

Jane Lerner

Jeff Lee, Jenn Ching and Family

Jeffrey Grover and Meghan Grover

Jennifer Flynn Walker

Jess Jacobs

JetBlue

Jonathan Kalin and Cole Yaverbaum

Karen Pittelman

Kathleen Simpson

Kevin Ching

Lisa Steglich

Luca Ramirez Blount

Lynda Rodolitz

Maggie Renzi and John Sayles

Maren Cadwallender

Margaret Woodman-Russell

Margot Seigle

Maria Ramirez

Marissa and Ryan Hersh

Marissa Tirona, Ephraim Swanson-Dusenbury, and Beatrice Tirona-Dusenbury

Marjorie Fine

Mark Rubinstein

Mary Humphreys

Meeta Anand and H James Lucus

Michael J. Hirschhorn and Jimena Martinez

Michael Reynnells

Michael Schmale

Michael Waterman

Michele Burger and Tom Cramer

Mike Pratt, President, Scherman Foundation

Molly McShane

Monica Meng

Nancy Meyer and Marc Weiss

Natasha Pallan and Family

Natasha Santos

Nisha Atre Richardson and Art Richardson

Nitika Raj

Oliver Cannell

Peter Brest

Phoenix T Gayle

Rachel Isreeli

Rae Leiner

Rebecca Celli

Rickke Mananzala

Rosemary Rivera

Sagner Family Foundation

Sarah Frank and Joshua Wessler

Shelley Levine and Larry Schwartz

Silver Sun Foundation

Sofia Chang

Spectrum

Storm King Art Center

Tamilla Woodard

Tani Takagi

Vincent McGee

William Carden

Wolf Baumer Fund

Yahya Alazrak

Zaden Nam

Zenit Journals

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Photo Credits:
Martha Redbone_Whitby 2016 duo by Molly Magnusson

Staceyann Chin shot by Studio J_P Robbins | Instagram: @studiojprobbins

Ali Ahn Headshot - Shot by Susan Shacter