Honoring Lauren Leichtman and Arthur Levine

With the Ambassador
Frank E. Baxter Heroes Award
&
Announcing Alliance’s Alumni and Teacher of the Year

An exclusive celebration at the home of Janet Crown and Steve Robinson
in the Holmby Hills

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
6.30 to 9.30pm PST

For more information or other ways to give, please contact Naomi Broder at (310) 508-0520, or email heroes@laalliancefoundation.org.


Host Committee

James Andrews, Molly and Peter Bachmann, Kathy and Frank Baxter, Sky and Brett Brewer, Maggie and Joe Drake, Jennifer DiGrazia and Michael Cody, Marianna and David Fisher, DeAnne and Tom Heymann, Steve Hogan, Eloise Laws and Rickey Ivie, Sabrina Leichtman-Levine and Carter Magnin, Elizabeth and Zac Levine, Claudia Lima, Roopali Malhotra and Shayan Rostam, Joni and Jeff Marine, Walter Mosley, Ayako and Dale Okuno, Brenda and Virgil Roberts, Kara Sax and David Ball, Fred Simmons, Michele Siqueiros, Eva and Marc Stern, Debbie and Milt Valera, Victor Walker, David Wolmer, Juli and Michael Woronoff


Our Sponsors

Presenting Sponsors

Janet Crown and Steve Robinson
Lauren Leichtman and Arthur Levine
Jami Gertz and Tony Ressler

Valedictorian Sponsors

Maggie and Joe Drake
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Ayako and Dale Okuno

Wendy and Eric Schmidt
Susan and Eric Smidt
Eva and Marc Stern
Debbie and Milt Valera

Salutatorian Sponsors

Ariel Investments
Kathy and Ambassador Frank Baxter

Andy Torosyan and Michele Carter
Marianna and David Fisher
Holthouse Carlin & Van Trigt LLP
Honigman LLP
Joni and Jeff Marine
Nicole and Allan Mutchnik

Michele and Robert Poletti
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP
Juli and Michael Woronoff

Honor Roll Sponsors

Sky and Brett Brewer
The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation

The Johnny Carson Foundation
Norinne Degal and Ben Posen
Priscilla and Jamie Halper | Step Up Tutoring
DeAnne and Tom Heymann
KPMG LLP
Brian and Mira Lee  | BAM Ventures

Renee and Meyer Luskin 
Mosley and Associates 

Jane and David Preiser
Linda and David Shaheen
The Sax Agency
Wade Weissmann Architecture Inc.
Wendy and Jay Wintrob
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Cari Wolk and Richard Dane

Thank you!

2018 Alliance Heroes Among Us (photo by Mark Savage)

2019 Heroes Among Us (photo by Mark Savage)

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

20 Tickets to event
Recognition on invitation and event program
Digital and verbal recognition during event
Top placement in press release
Summa cum laude Ad

10 Tickets to event
Recognition on invitation and event program
Digital and verbal recognition during event
Placement in press release
Magna cum laude Ad

10 Tickets to event
Recognition on invitation and event program
Digital recognition during event
Placement in press release
Cum laude Ad

10 Tickets to event
Recognition in event program
Digital recognition during event

If you are unable to attend or sponsor, but would like to recognize our honorees and Alliance with an ad of $50,000, $25,000 or $10,000 :

  • Summa cum laude (full page) Ad: $50,000
  • Magna cum laude (half page) Ad: $25,000
  • Cum laude (quarter page) Ad: $10,000

About Ambassador Frank E. Baxter

Frank E. Baxter is a founding member of Alliance College-Ready Public Schools and has spent the last 40 years committed to improving public education for all students, especially for low-income students of color. He is the former Chairman of Jeffries, Inc and former U.S. Ambassador to Uruguay. He has served on dozens of nonprofit boards aimed at improving public education and the lives of those from marginalized communities. His life embodies true civic leadership. 


About Alliance College-Ready Public Schools

The largest and one of the most successful public charter school networks in the nation, Alliance serves 13,000 scholars and 18,000 alumni who hail from 17 high schools and 9 middle academies across Los Angeles. Since our founding in 2004, 95% of our scholars have graduated and been accepted to college. Alliance schools are a beacon of hope and possibility, proving that exceptional public schools can be the rule.