Join us for our Children’s Rights Benefit at the Mandarin Oriental, New York as we celebrate the lasting impact your support has made on the lives of children across the country.
Children’s Champion Award
Global Investment Firm
KKR is a leading global investment firm that offers alternative asset management as well as capital markets and insurance solutions. KKR sponsors investment funds that invest in private equity, credit and real assets and has strategic partners that manage hedge funds. KKR’s Citizenship platform helps the firm, its employees and portfolio companies create healthier, more resilient communities.
Voice for Justice Award
Journalist and Author
Roxanna Asgarian is a Texas-based journalist who writes about child welfare and legal systems. She is the author of We Were Once a Family: Love, Death, and Child Removal in America, a deeply reported indictment of the US foster system. Her work has appeared in The Washington Post, New York Magazine, and Texas Monthly, among other publications.
Fostering the Future Award
Parent Ally, Legal Services of NJ
Iesha Hammons is a Parent Ally at Legal Services of New Jersey. She has pioneered a vital role in helping families stay together by advising system-involved parents on a range of issues, including accessing community supports and meeting child welfare and family court obligations. Her work is informed by the multigenerational impact of government intervention in her own life.