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Washington, DC Beat the Odds® Awards Ceremony

November 15, 2011

6 p.m. – 10 p.m.

The Carnegie Institution for Science
1530 P Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20005
(Valet parking provided)

Sponsored by: Children's Defense Fund

The Children’s Defense Fund will hold the 2011 Beat the Odds awards ceremony to celebrate and honor five inspiring young people from the Washington, D.C., area with a scholarship to attend college. These five students have overcome tremendous challenges to beat the odds and excel academically. Hear their stories, support their scholarship and enjoy a special musical performance by the Washington Youth Choir. The event will benefit Children’s Defense Fund programs including the Beat the Odds scholarship fund. Special speakers include Marian Wright Edelman, CDF President; Geoffrey Canada, Harlem Children’s Zone President and CEO; Ali Wentworth, actress and comedian; and Malik Yoba, actor. A cocktail reception and a buffet dinner will be provided.

To register for the event, please contact Danielle Traub at danielle@lansdaleassoc.com or complete your registration online.

Tickets cost $300 each.