On October 14, 2008,
more than 400 Children’s Rights supporters packed New York City’s Gotham Hall to celebrate our victories on
behalf of America’s abused and neglected
children and to honor civil rights attorney
Richard D. Emery,
partner in Emery Celli Brinckerhoff & Abady, with
the Children’s Rights Champion Award.
and featuring a special appearance by Pulitzer
the event highlighted the results of Children’s
Rights’ child welfare reform campaigns through a new
video presentation and appearances by some of the
children whose lives have been changed by the
reforms that Children’s Rights has set in motion.
All told, the benefit
raised more than $800,000 in support of Children’s