Goddard Bash 2022

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Social Justice Never Sleeps 2022

Thank you to all who joined us for Social Justice Never Sleeps 2022! Visit our Facebook to enjoy photos from the evening.

Congrats to the authors on our Book Prizes shortlists! View our digital journal or visit our Book Prize page to see which terrific books on issues of social justice have been named in the shortlists for our 2022 youth and adult book prizes.

If you missed the Bash watch our presentation and live interactions!

Goddard Riverside’s Social Justice Never Sleeps 2022 (previously known as our Gala) is back for an intimate event on Wednesday, September 28th at 6:30 PM. The Bash will return to the Monarch Rooftop, a spacious venue at 71 West 35th Street with indoor space and an outdoor terrace with stunning views of the Empire State Building and Midtown Manhattan.

Join us to celebrate the work of Goddard Riverside and for the announcement of our sixth annual Goddard Riverside Stephan Russo Book Prize for Social Justice and the third annual Goddard Riverside CBC Youth Book Prize for Social Justice shortlists!

What to expect at the Goddard Bash?

  • Open bar!
  • Passed hors d’oeuvres!
  • Festive attire!
  • Opportunity to network with professionals, external stakeholders and Goddard team members!

Proceeds of the Social Justice Never Sleeps 2022 Bash support’s Goddard Riversides’s programs for children, teens, older adults, people experiencing homelessness, and people living with mental illness.

Our Venue: Monarch Rooftop



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