“Wings of Empowerment” Second Chance Gala

2024, Gala Guide
Date Saturday, September 14, 2024 Categories 2024, Gala Guide
Place Suite SVN Address River Landing Shops, 1420 NW North River Drive, Suite 420 (8th Floor), Miami, FL 33125 Website https://leapforladies.org/second-chance-gala-wings-of-empowerment Contact Email Donna@leapforladies.org
Luciana de la Fuente, LEAP Board President Silvana Roncal and Patricia Machado

LEAP’s Second Chance Gala “Wings of Empowerment” will feature specialty cocktails, mocktails, dinner, and dancing for an empowering evening featuring an all-female lineup of entertainment in tribute to the women of LEAP. The eclectic ensemble includes emceeConstance Jones of NBC News, pop classics across the decades with The Bango Bangos Girl Band, and a special performance by the Florida Grand Opera.

 The Second Chance Gala marks LEAP’s 15th year helping justice-impacted women and recognizing community leaders for their tremendous support. This year the gala will honor:

  • Ashaki Rucker, Senior Vice President at Telemundo Enterprises
  • Yvette Brown, LEAP Board Chair Emeritus

Individual tickets for the Wings of Empowerment Gala begin at $195 for early registration with sponsorship packages ranging from $5,000 – $50,000. All proceeds from the event will directly benefit LEAP.

Radmila Lolly, John Utendahl, Bailey Mashburn
Don Young, Josh Childress, Cristina Young, Jan and Charmel Maynard

About Ladies Empowerment & Action Program (LEAP):

LEAP empowers women who have experienced incarceration through transformational opportunities, programs, services, and advocacy. With a focus on education, entrepreneurship, and support, LEAP has been a driving force in reducing recidivism rates and providing women with the tools they need to build successful, fulfilling lives. LEAP uses an incarceration-to-community holistic approach to re-entry. Programs include classes at Miami-Dade jails and Florida State prisons, transitional housing, and employment at our social enterprise, Dragonfly Thrift Boutique.

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