Goddard Gala

Social Justice Never Sleeps: The 2020 Goddard Riverside Book Fair Gala

Join us for the Social Justice Never Sleeps Speaker Series, featuring conversations with a variety of long time social justice advocates. This series will run every Thursday night throughout October. It will be capped on October 29th by our virtual gala, a very special event that will highlight the programs and impact of Goddard Riverside. 

At the Gala we will also announce the winners of our Fourth Annual Goddard Riverside Stephan Russo Book Prize for Social Justice and our First Annual Goddard Riverside CBC Youth Book Prize for Social Justice.

You may buy tickets for the whole series or for individual events.



All events start at 6:30 PM

  • October 1: Jeffrey Toobin, CNN Analyst
  • October 8: Arva Rice, President and CEO, New York Urban League
  • October 15: Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer
  • October 22: Dr. Irwin Redlener, Director, Pandemic Resource and Response Initiative at Columbia University
  • October 29: Virtual Gala and Announcement of Book Prize Winners
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