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									                                                                 boarD of DireCTors
                                                                                Noel N. Hankin
pasT reCipienTs:                                                             Chairman of the Board
                                                                              David W. Sussman
                                                                        Vice Chairman of the Board
2008                               2005                                            Elinor Tatum         The Champions of Diversity Award was inspired by
Bank of America                    American Express                      Joseph L. Searles, III         the outpouring of corporate and business support for
Darden Restaurants, Inc.           Con Edison                       Michael F. Armstrong, Esq.          the June 2003 Supreme Court decision upholding the
                                                                                   General Counsel
                                   Enterprise Rent-A-Car
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                                                                                  Scott Vaccaro
                                                                           Capital Campaign Chair       basic tenets of affirmative action. Shortly following
                                   L’Oréal USA
Toyota Motor North America, Inc.                                              H. Sidney Holmes
                                                                                                        the Supreme Court’s decision, and recognizing the
                                   PepsiCo                                     New Facilities Chair

                                   TIAA-CREF                                          Carlos Austin
                                                                                                        importance of this decision, the NYUL resolved to
2007                                                                                     Jason Benta
                                   Winston & Strawn, LLP                                  Larry Body
                                                                                                        salute corporations and/or individuals that have
Pfizer Inc.                                                                           Jeff Burns, Jr.
                                                                                    Gunther Bright
Prudential Financial                                                                Dolly Christian     made a strong commitment to diversity and truly
                                   2004                                                   Larry Dais
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP                                                           Tracey Edwards
                                                                                                        embody the outstanding corporate citizenry, hiring,
                                   Entergy                                         Quiviya Eldridge                                                              T   h e n e w      y o r k u r b a n l e a g u e
                                                                                Jean Marie Horovitz
                                   Essence Communications                           Dwight Johnson      supplier relations, and philanthropic practices that     6   T h a n n     u a l
2006                                                                               Michael Kansler                                                               “   C h a m p i   o n s o f D i v e r s i T y ”
                                     Partners                                         Paula Odellas     characterize a successful and powerful organization.
Allstate Insurance Company                                                                                                                                       a   wa r D s      b r e a k fa s T
                                   Estée Lauder Companies Inc.                     Michael Robinson
Nickelodeon Networks                                                                    Brian Smith
                                   IBM                                              Tanya Van Court
Betty Cortina, Latina Magazine                                                             Dana Wade
                                   Turner Construction
                                                                                                        AdditionAl informAtion on the new York UrbAn leAgUe
                                   Verizon                                                              And its progrAms cAn be foUnd At: www.nYUl.org
                                                                             miChael r. kansler Entergy, Champion Sponsor
                                                                    Founding Chair
                                                                    noel n. hankin, Chairman of the Board and DwighT Johnson, Breakfast Chair
honorary Co-Chairs
Hon. David N. Dinkins and Joyce Dinkins                                     cordially invite you to attend                                        GE
                                                                                                                                                  Accepted by John Lynch, Senior Vice President, Corporate Human Resources
honorary CommiTTee                                                          T h e n e w y o r k        u r b a n     l e a g u e
Hon. Charles B. Rangel, Edward Bullock, Evelyn Cunningham,                  6 T h a n n u a l                                                     Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Jerri DeVard, Bobby Flay, Vernon E. Jordan, Jr., Stephanie March,
Wynton Marsalis, Gabriella Morris, Dennis M. Walcott                       Champions of DiversiTy        awa r D s        b r e a k fa s T
                                                                                                                                                  Accepted by Edith Cooper, Global Head of Human Capital Management

                                                                                                                                                  The New York Times Company
misTress of Ceremonies                                                                                                                            Accepted by Janet Robinson, President & CEO
Darlene Rodriguez
Co-Anchor, “Today in New York”
WNBC-TV                                                                                                   invoCaTion
                                                                                                          Hon. David N. Dinkins

                                                                                                          remarks                                 The rainbow room
                                                                                                          Hon. Charles B. Rangel, U.S. Congress   49 West 49th Street, 65th Floor (between 5th & 6th), New York City
                                                                                                                                                  rsvp enCloseD
                                                                                                          monDay, february 9, 2009
                                                                                                          reCepTion at 7:30 a.m.
                                                                                                          breakfasT & program at 8:00 a.m.

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