May 30, 2009
BENEFIT CONCERT FOR JUVENILE LAW CENTER
A benefit concert will be held on Monday, June 15, 2009, 7:30 p.m. at Carnegie Hall. Tickets are on sale now at the Carnegie Hall Box Office. Performers (to date) include: Alan Alda; David Amram; Beyond the Pale; Artie Butler; Patricia Conolly; Arlo Guthrie; Judy Kaye; David Krakauer; Serendipity 4:Theodore Bikel, Tamara Brooks, Merina Kljuco, Shura Lipovsky; Hankus Netsky, Tom Paxton; Noel Paul Stookey & Peter Yarrow; Susan Werner; Michael Wex
Honorary Committee Co Chairs: Barbara Cook; Frank Langella; Pete Seeger; John C. Whitehead; Elie Wiesel.
All proceeds will support the Juvenile Law Center, a national 501(c)(3) charitable public interest law firm that advocates for youth in the child welfare (foster care) and juvenile justice systems. Juvenile Law Center has recently been featured by ABC News 20/20, The New York Times, and People Magazine for representing youth in the Luzerne County, PA “kids for cash” judges scandal, a juvenile court corruption case being addressed as one of the most egregious violations of children’s rights in U.S. legal history.
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