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 CENTER FOR MIGRATION STUDIES

GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY GALA

September 30, 2014
Battery Gardens Restaurant
New York, NY


In 2014, the Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS) celebrates 50 years of commitment to the study of international migration, the promotion of understanding between immigrants and receiving communities, and to public policies that safeguard the dignity and rights of migrants, refugees and newcomers.

And on September 30, 2014, CMS hosted government officials, policymakers, scholars, experts, civil society members, staff and colleagues for a special Golden Anniversary Gala  at Battery Gardens Restaurant in New York City, overlooking the Statue of Liberty.


Honorees

José Luis Cutrale, Sucocitrico Cutrale Ltd.
Rev. Lydio Tomasi, Executive Director Emeritus, Center for Migration Studies
H.E. Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations and Specialized Organizations in Geneva and to the World Trade Organization

Emcee

Rich Lamb, Reporter, WCBS

Honorary Committee

Commissioner Nisha Agarwal, New York City Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs
The Ambassador of Italy and Mrs. Claudio Bisogniero
Marion Dawson Carr
Honorable Mario and Matilda Cuomo, Former Governor and Former First Lady of New York
His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York
Austin T. Fragomen, Partner, Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen and Loewy, LLP
Most Reverend Nicholas DiMarzio, Bishop of Brooklyn, Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn
Karen Grisez, Special Counsel, Public Service Counsel, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
Joan Neal, Independent Organizational Development Consultant
The Honorable Charles E. Schumer, United States Senator for New York
Joseph Sciame, Vice President for Community Relations, St. John’s University
Ambassador Johnny Young, Migration and Refugee Services, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops


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THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

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 Benefactor

Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen and Loewy, LLP

Silver

Patron

Baroness Mariuccia Zerilli-Marimò

Rev. Lydio Tomasi, Executive Director Emeritus, Center for Migration Studies

H.E. Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations and Specialized Organizations in Geneva and to the World Trade Organization

James A. Serritella, Partner, Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella, P.C.

Bronze

Supporters

Eleanor Rogg

Joseph Sciame

DeSales Media Group

Futures in Education for Brooklyn and Queens

Pontifical Mission Societies in the United States

St. Bernard Parish