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2017 PASEsetter Awards Benefit

Spectacular Night for Afterschool

Past Event: 2017

2017 PAS Esetters Group Shot

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On Tuesday, February 28, over 600 afterschool providers, funders, corporate partners, higher education professionals, government officials, and other friends of PASE gathered together at the 2017 PASEsetter Awards Benefit.

2017 PASEsetter Selection Committee

Catherine Finneran

Program Manager, UBS NextGen Leaders, UBS

George Irish

Eastern Director, Hearst Foundations

Milagros Amy Latorres

Deputy Director of Beacons, Department of Youth Community Development

2009 PASEsetter Award Winner

Serge St. Leger

Office of Safety & Youth Development, New York City Department of Education

Wanda Wooten

Former Executive Director, Stanley Isaacs Neighborhood Center

PASE Board Member

Guests at the event honored those who have given outstanding service and leadership to our city's youth.

2017 PASEsetter Winners

Wesner J. Pierre, CAMBA

José Pietri-Coimbre, Third Street Music School Settlement

Madeline Rosario, New Settlement Apartments

Vanessa Vales-Lewis, Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health

Virginia Vitzthum, Youth Communication

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Through this unique event, PASE raised over $640,000 to promote and support high-quality afterschool programs throughout the city.

Thank you to all our PASE supporters and friends!

2017 Afterschool Champion

Eileen Murray, Bridgewater Associates, LP

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  • Past Event


  • Location

    Cipriani 42nd Street

  • Address

    110 East 42nd Street
    New York, NY 10017

PASE Impact, FY 2023

PASE Setters Mary Chen 4511


Afterschool Professionals Supported



Professional Development Events Offered

Group of young children dressed in jackets, holding hands.


NYC Youth Impacted

PASE believes all kids deserve a safe, nurturing space during out-of-school time where they have opportunities to explore their passions while connecting with and learning from caring adults. We exist to improve the quality of afterschool programs for children and teens living in poverty.

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