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The Doris Rosenblum Leadership Awards -- May 15, 2008


Named after Doris Rosenblum, a long time Upper West Side community activist and Board Member of Strycker’s Bay Neighborhood Council, each year The Youth Leadership Awards will honor young people that have demonstrated commitment and leadership in the areas of youth development and education.

Doris was a mentor to many. As an advocate for public education and leader of many school and parent associations, Doris help lead a movement for smaller schools and greater community control of public education. Among her many accomplishes, Doris worked to establish the first alternative high school on the Upper West Side -- West Side High School. Several Strycker’s Bay staff, including the Executive Director and Youth Program Director, are alumni of the school. Her impact on the lives of young people has been great and helped develop some of today’s West Side leaders.

Yvette, Alyssia and Jason.

This Year's Recipients of the Doris Rosenblum Leadership Award

The awards will be presented by Lucy Friedman, executive director of The After School Corporation (TASC) at Strycker's Bay's annual fundraising event on Thursday, May 15, 2008, at Pudding Stones West Restaurant and Wine Bar on West 91st Street and Amsterdam Avenue.

For more information, please contact the Strycker’s Bay office @ 212-874-7272 or infor@stryckersbay.org


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