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An Evening Reception with BronxWorks

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Join BronxWorks for an indoor & outdoor evening benefit reception celebrating the resilience of the Bronx and supporting the critical work needed to continue to assist Bronx residents as they recover from the effects of the pandemic. We will gather in-person together at the Bronx Zoo.

Wednesday, June 15, 2022
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Schiff Family Great Hall, The Bronx Zoo

Cocktail Hour by the Sea Lion Pool (weather permitting).
Dinner Reception follows at the Schiff Family Great Hall and adjacent tented patio.


Headshot of Teresa Gonzalez, Photo Credit Guerin Blask
Teresa Gonzalez. Photo Credit: Guerin Blask

Teresa Gonzalez, Co-founder/Principal, DalyGonzalez and Partner, Bolton-St. Johns

Teresa Gonzalez is a partner at Bolton St. Johns, where she brings her expertise on stakeholder and community engagement, land use matters and city lobbying to nonprofit, real estate, and corporate clients. As a co-founder of DalyGonzalez, an M/WBE boutique lobbying firm, she has helped public and private institutions build and increase capacity, establish meaningful partnerships, and navigate complex government and community issues. Learn more about Teresa.

Type A Projects co-founders Annie Tirschwell and Jill Crawford
Type A Projects co-founders Annie Tirschwell (left) and Jill Crawford (right)

Annie Tirschwell and Jill Crawford, Type A Projects

Guided by the principle that every project is an opportunity to open doors and impact lives in a lasting and transformative way, Type A Projects is a woman-owned developer dedicated to building inspiring, vibrant and affordable places to live, work and learn. Learn more about Type A Projects.

Lidia Virgil, Chief Operations Officer, SOMOS Community Care
Lidia Virgil, Chief Operations Officer, SOMOS Community Care

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Dr. Lidia Virgil, Chief Operations Officer, SOMOS Community Care

Dr. Lidia Virgil is an accomplished Dominican doctor and businesswoman. She is the Chief Operations Officer of SOMOS Community Care. Lidia was one of the original five who avidly worked in the creation of SOMOS Community Care. She worked tirelessly along with her four other colleagues and their leader, Dr. Ramon Tallaj, to develop New York State’s only Physician-led Performing Provider System. She used her great clinical acumen to put together a project implementation plan that has been successful in transforming the care of the most vulnerable and displaced New Yorkers. Learn more about Dr. Lidia Virgil.

Introducing our Host and Special Ambassador:

Vladimir Duthiers

Vladimir Duthiers, Peabody and Emmy Award-Winning CBS News Correspondent

Vladimir Duthiers is a CBS News National Correspondent based in New York. Duthiers is part of the team delivering the first look at the day’s top stories for CBS Mornings. He also serves as anchor for the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News’ premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service. His work has been featured on the CBS Evening News, CBS Sunday Morning, 48 Hours, “CBS This Morning” and all CBS News platforms. Learn more here.

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