Join CWS in New York as we celebrate the outstanding work being done on behalf of immigrants and refugees in the U.S. and around the globe.

The evening's festivities will bring together advocates, practitioners, supporters and members of immigrant and refugee communities to recognize tremendous ongoing efforts to make our nation – and the world – a more welcoming place.

Cocktail Reception

November 21, 2013
7 - 9 p.m.

World Monuments Fund Gallery
15 East 27th Street (between Fifth and Madison Avenues)
New York, NY 10016
Map and venue info

CWS will also be honoring Mayor Michael Bloomberg, recently retired director of The Border Consortium, Jack Dunford, and H.R.H. Prince Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, Ambassador of Jordan to the United Nations, on behalf of the Government of Jordan, with the second annual John Backer Awards.

Come celebrate with us, and lend your support and your voice to welcoming immigrants and refugees everywhere!

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Host Committee

  • Bishop Johncy Itty
    Chairperson
  • The Most Rev. Archbishop Demetrios of America
    Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
  • The Rt. Rev. Dr. Geevarghese Mar Theodosius
    Mar Thoma Church, Diocese of North America and Europe
  • The Rev. Dr. Stephen J. Sidorak, Jr.
    The United Methodist Church
  • The Rev. Dr. Michael B. Brown
    Senior Minister, Marble Collegiate Church
  • Mr. Joshua DuBois
    Author, The President’s Devotional
  • Ms. Olympia Dukakis
    Actor
  • His Grace Bishop Zachariah Mar Nicholovos
    Metropolitan Northeast American Diocese of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church
  • His Eminence Archbishop Vicken Aykazian
    Armenian Church of America