Location: Ronald Reagan Building
WL SPONSORED – Photos by Betsy Spruill Clarke
ACTORS AND ACTIVISTS: For the first time CARE’s annual advocacy conference was teamed with its yearly gala to bring together donors, corporate partners, and civic leaders to discuss global poverty issues and celebrate CARE’s work. The first day’s workshop was capped off with a benefit honoring social activist and philanthropist Richard Gere. IN ATTENDANCE: CARE president and CEO Helene Gayle, Michael Franti, ‘I am Powerful’ award recipient Arnulfa Romero Cruz, Eduardo Martinez, and emcee Tracey Neale.