DID held its Annual Fundraiser on November 18, 2020. We were proud to recognize our extraordinary honorees and to showcase amazing downtown talent. Thank you to all who so generously supported us!
Missed the party? You can watch it here on YouTube!
And thank you to amNY / The Villager for this article about the event by Tequila Minsky:
2020 DID Honorees:
JUMAANE WILLIAMS, New York City Public Advocate
Our ELECTED OFFICIAL OF THE YEAR, who has never stopped fighting for us
JULIE MENIN, former New York City Census Director
Our 2020 NEW YORK CITY CIVIC CHAMPION, who has made sure we all get counted
ERIC DIAZ, Director Vision Urbana
Our 2020 DOWNTOWN PANDEMIC HERO, who has brought food to so many in need
THE WOOSTER GROUP
Our DOWNTOWN ARTS AWARD HONOREE
Featuring performances by:
ANNE WALDMAN, Internationally Renowned Poet & Co-founder St. Mark's Poetry Project
CECILIA GAULT, Rising Young Singer-Songwriter, Shaped by NYC's Vast Cultural Diversity
DAVID FRAIDEN, Fire Magic!
A memorial for friend and member TOM GOODKIND
Performed by OLIVIA STORM GOODKIND, musician, vocalist, award-winning songwriter
Accompanied by Utsav Bhargava