Civic Builders Benefit 2010
On Thursday, October 21st, more than 300 guests attended “Building Kids’ Futures,” an inaugural gala event to support Civic Builders.
The event included inspiring speeches from NYC Chancellor Joel I. Klein and Honoree Phoebe Boyer, Executive Director of the Tiger Foundation and the Robertson Foundation. Guests also mingled with students from Civic’s partner schools, including Achievement First Endeavor, Excellence Boys Charter School of Bedford Stuyvesant, Hyde Leadership Charter School, and North Star College Preparatory Academy.
“Great charter schools in New York City improve the lives and futures of tens of thousands of children... and by solving the facilities problem we could do the same for thousands more.” – David Umansky
Civic Builders raised more than $780,000 to support the development of new charter schools in New York City and Newark.