Annual Spring Benefit
Thank you to all who helped us celebrate our 15th anniversary at our annual Spring Benefit on May 1st at the Hilton Chicago! ABC-7's Cheryl Burton emceed the program which highlighted Mikva's leadership programs and honored the 2014 Civic Leadership award winners Barbara Goodman Manilow, Jonathan Alter and Alcott High School. Special thanks to lead sponsors Grosvenor Capital Management, LP and the Kirkland & Ellis Foundation.
About our 2014 Civic Leadership Award Honorees:
Jonathan Alter, Public Service Award
Reporter, Columnist, Television Analyst, and award-winning Author of "The Center Holds"
Barbara Goodman Manilow, Civic Leader Award
Chairman of the Board of Crown Family Philanthropies
Alcott High School, Excellence in Action Civics Award
The Mikva Challenge was founded to develop the next generation of civic leaders like the Mikvas by engaging youth and giving them a voice in the democratic process. These awards honor Abner and Zoe’s legacy of serving the public with integrity and a passion for fairness.