WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 2018

Reception and Awards Presentation 6:30–9:30pm

Gotham Hall 1356 Broadway, NYC

 

LEWIS RUDIN AWARD FOR CIVIC LEADERSHIP

Patrick Jenkins

President

Patrick B. Jenkins and Associates

 

ALUMNI HONOREE

Elizabeth de León Bhargava, Esq.

Deputy Secretary for Labor and Workforce

Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

2018 Coro Awards Gala Sponsorship Packages

$50,000 Visionary

  • 20 tickets to the reception
  • Reserved seating near podium for the program
  • E-journal ad (most frequently shown)*
  • Name listed on invitation as lead sponsor
  • Name and/or logo on Coro website and in e-newsletters
  • Recognition from the stage at the Gala

$25,000 Leader

  • 10 tickets to the reception
  • Reserved seating for the program
  • E-journal ad (frequently shown)*
  • Name listed on invitation
  • Name and/or logo on Coro website and in e-newsletters

$15,000 Changemaker

  • 10 tickets to the reception
  • E-journal ad*
  • Name listed on invitation
  • Name and/or logo on Coro website and in e-newsletters

$10,000 Benefactor

  • 8 tickets to the reception
  • Listing in e-journal
  • Name listed on invitation
  • Name and/or logo on Coro website and in e-newsletters

$7,500 Sustainer

  • 6 tickets to the reception
  • Listing in e-journal
  • Name on Coro website and in e-newsletters

$5,000 Patron

  • 4 tickets to the reception
  • Listing in e-journal
  • Name on Coro website and in e-newsletters

$2,500 Supporter

  • 2 tickets to the reception
  • Listing in e-journal

$1,000 Builder

  • 1 ticket to the reception
  • Listing in e-journal

E-Journal Ads

  • $1,500 – Full screen ad*

 

 

* Please submit your hi-res ads (formatted at 1920×1080 for 16:9 ratio) to khevents@aol.com by April 7, 2018.

Details:

 

When: Wednesday, April 25th from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm.  Awards Presentation at 7:30 pm

Where: Gotham Hall, 1356 Broadway at 36th Street

What: Reception with drinks, buffet, café tables for informal seating.

Attire: Business

 

No tickets will be mailed.  Guest names will be at registration.

 

 

 

Patrick Jenkins – Partner, Patrick Jenkins & Associates

Patrick B. Jenkins has more than 15 years of experience in local and national politics, government administration and public policy.  He founded Patrick B. Jenkins and Associates in January 2008 and co-founded Distinctive Public Affairs, LLC in 2010.  He left Distinctive in September 2012.  Patrick B. Jenkins & Associates is a consulting firm specializing in strategic solutions for businesses and campaigns, government relations and community relations.  Prior to starting his own firms, he served as a government affairs specialist for two years at Kasirer Consulting, New York City’s top ranked lobbying firm.

Patrick started in government and community relations with the New York City Comptroller’s office before serving for seven years as Executive Assistant and District Director for Congressman Gregory W. Meeks.  In addition to his work in government, Patrick has extensive campaign experience serving as a consultant to several campaigns in every level of government. Patrick served as Deputy Campaign Manager for Eliot Spitzer’s successful gubernatorial campaign in 2006 and on Andrew Cuomo’s successful campaign for Governor. He also served on former New York City Comptroller William Thompson’s campaign for Mayor in 2009, both of Fernando Ferrer for Mayor campaigns in 2001 and 2005. Patrick also served as the political director for the 2002 McCall/Mehiel gubernatorial campaign, and a field operative in Ohio and South Carolina for John Kerry’s presidential bid in 2004.

As District Director for Congressman Meeks, Patrick was responsible for creating and administering all aspects of the Congressman’s district policy and strategy.  Patrick advised on legislation, coordinated the Congressman’s district priorities, and was the principal spokesman for the Congressman on all district matters.  He represented the Congressman on several advisory boards and committees, including serving as the Congressman’s proxy on the board of Merrick Academy, a charter school in Southeast Queens.  Patrick was responsible for implementing the Congressman’s agenda focusing on economic development, empowering minority and women owned businesses, housing issues and education.

Patrick has also served as Chairman of a local development corporation, as a member of Queens Community Board 12 and Co-Chair of its Economic Development Committee, and is currently a member of the New York State Democratic Committee.  He also serves on the board of CORO-NY.  He has also served on the Stony Brook University Alumni Board, and has worked with the Police Athletic League in Queens as a counselor and mentor.

 

 

Elizabeth de León Bhargava – Deputy Secretary for Labor & Workforce, Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo

Elizabeth De León Bhargava was appointed Deputy Secretary for Labor & Workforce in March 2015. She oversees five State agencies, including the Department of Labor, Department of Civil Service, Workers’ Compensation Board, Governor’s Office of Employee Relations, and Public Employment Relations Board. In her current role, she is leading the statewide implementation of the New York State Paid Family Leave Act.  Ms. De Leon Ms. De León Bhargava previously served as First Deputy Chief of Staff to the New York City Council Speaker. Prior to that position, she served as Deputy Commissioner for the Neighborhood Development Division of the New York City Department of Small Business Services, over-seeing the City’s primary commercial revitalization program. Before working for the City, she was Associate Commissioner for the New York State Department of Labor.

Ms. De León Bhargava also served as Assistant Deputy Counselor for the Civil Rights Bureau of the New York State Office of the Attorney General, where she investigated and prosecuted violations of civil rights and consumer fraud laws that affect New York State residents; managed diverse caseload of civil rights cases and handled every stage of litigation; tried and settled numerous immigration service’s fraud cases that resulted in multimillion dollar judgments; analyzed proposed legislative and policy initiatives and advised on their potential impact on affirmative and defensive litigation handled by the Office of the Attorney General, including human trafficking, housing and employment discrimination; worked on joint investigations with local, state, and federal authorities in furtherance of cases. Ms. De León Bhargava has a B.A. from Binghamton University and a J.D. from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law.

 

Coro Awards Gala generously underwritten by:

Changemaker

Benefactor

Sustainer

Patron

AT&T
Council of School Supervisors Adm.
Cumberland Packing Corp.
Fordham University
Forest City Ratner
Global Strategy Group
Great Performances
Industry City
Jamestown
JP Morgan Chase
Marino
NBA
Resorts World Casino New York City
Spectrum/Charter Communications

Supporter

BerlinRosen Public Affairs
CVS Health
Education Reform Now
GS Strategy Group
JTC Associates
Larisa Ortiz Associates
New York Building Congress

 

For more information, contact Elizabeth Maguire, Development & Communications Manager at elizabeth@coro.nyc or (212) 248 2935.
The Coro Awards Gala raises funds for new leaders to benefit from Coro’s leadership training programs.  From students and executives to activists and entrepreneurs, Coro teaches leaders across sectors how New York City works so that they can make it better.

For more information, contact Elizabeth Maguire at elizabeth@coro.nyc, or (212) 248 2935.