Andrew Mellon Auditorium
Event date and time:
May 8, 2013, 6:30 PM
Cocktail Reception: 6:30 p.m. Dinner and Program: 7:00 p.m.
Cost: Individual Tickets: $250 Corporate sponsorships available. Please RSVP by April 19.
City Year is an education-focused, nonprofit organization that partners with public schools and teachers to keep students in school and on track to succeed. In Washington, DC, City Year partners with 16 schools and serves more than 4,000 students. The Idealism in Action Gala celebrates the year's accomplishments and ensures that City Year is able to continue serving as tutors, mentors and role models in our city's highest-need schools. This year, City Year honors Frank LaPrade with the Lifetime of Idealism Award. Mr. LaPrade is Chief Enterprise Services Officer and Chief of Staff to the CEO at Capital One and is being recognized for his steadfast commitment to charitable and community engagement.