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2023 PASEsetter Awards Benefit

30th Anniversary Celebration

Past Event: 2023

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On Tuesday, February 28, over 600 guests joined PASE for our 30th Anniversary PASEsetter Awards Benefit, celebrating those who have given outstanding service and leadership to our city’s youth.

2023 Afterschool Champion

Fern J. Khan, Dean Emerita, Bank Street College of Education, PASE Board Member & Past Board Chair (speech)

PASE Board Members

Richard Scheff*, Board President · Janelle Bradshaw · Peter Brookman* · Kenneth deRegt* · Madeleine Fackler · Eddie Fergus · Christopher Guenther · Keith Hefner · Tracy High* · Wayne Ho · Christina Isetta · Scott Kelley* · Fern Khan · Craig Martone* · Greg McCaslin · Amr Nossier* · Caitlin Perazzo · Nancy Poses · Kevin Roe · John Shutkin* · Tanya Williams*

*Former Afterschool Champion

The 2023 PASEsetter Awards Benefit joyously honored five outstanding afterschool educators, as well as Fern J. Khan, Dean Emerita of Bank Street College of Education, PASE Board Member & Past PASE Board Chair.

2023 PASEsetter Winners

Diane Adlam, Sunnyside Community Services (speech)

Angelique Agudo, Groove With Me (speech)

Mary Cheng, Chinese-American Planning Council (speech)

Bryanna Jenkins, BronxWorks (speech)

Earl Whitfield, CAMBA (speech)

The event raised over $770,000, allowing PASE to promote and support high-quality afterschool programs throughout the city.

You can relive the memorable evening through our photo gallery, by viewing our event sizzle reel, or by checking out the winners' inspiring speeches.

Thank you for supporting PASE and New York City’s children!

  • Past Event


  • Location

    Cipriani 42nd St

  • Address

    110 East 42nd Street
    New York, NY 10017

PASE Impact, FY 2023

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Afterschool Professionals Supported



Professional Development Events Offered

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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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