October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Deb Gordon’s guest was Rachel Goldsmith, Associate Vice President at Safe Horizon, the nation’s leading victim’s assistance organization that works to empower victims of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault and human trafficking, and envisions a society that is free of family and community violence.
Deb Gordon’s guest was Dr. Thomas Howard, Executive Director of Boys & Girls Harbor, a Harlem based non-profit founded in 1937 as a camp by Tony Duke which has grown to become a leader in performing arts education.
Different races, genders, ages, and sizes were represented on the runways, along with a new crop of diverse designers including Ashley Graham.
Since 1921 women from all walks of life have participated in the Miss America Competition, and on Sunday night the tradition continued from Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall, where 52 women competed for the coveted crown and Savvy Shields prevailed.
On the 15th anniversary of 9/11, Deb Gordon guests were Terri Sears, Executive Director of Tuesday’s Children and Dr. Robin Goodman, Executive Director of A Caring Hand, two organizations that were formed out of the tragic events surrounding September 11, and continue to serve the community in a variety of ways.
Deb Gordon’s guest was Buxton Midyette, Vice President of Marketing at Supima, the legendary brand for American made pima cotton, known for being among the finest around.
Deb Gordon spotlighted the Komen Greater New York City Race for the Cure with Linda Tantawi, CEO of Komen Greater NYC – the largest of the Komen affiliates which is committed to serving the organization’s important mission: no one should die from breast cancer.
Deb Gordon’s guest was Ana Oliveira President and CEO of The New York Women’s Foundation, a women-led alliance dedicated to funding and fostering economic security and justice for underserved women and girls, including transgender women.
The International Spa Association (ISPA) is back in New York for their annual spa event and Deb Gordon spotlighted the organization with its President Lynne McNees.
Deb Gordon spotlighted Volunteers of America’s Operation Backpack campaign with Rachel Weinstein, VOA Chief Development Officer and Founder of Operation Backpack, and Paige Davis, TV Personality and VOA board member.