The Children’s Village President and CEO Dr. Jeremy Kohomban testified before the NYC Council’s Committee on Juvenile Justice on September 21. Citing research and frontline experience, his testimony highlighted the critical need for family engagement to the long-term success of youth involved with the justice system. Dr. Kohomban concluded with three specific recommendations. More Info
Ms. Amend was elected to the Board of Directors in 1995 and currently chairs the Development Committee. Amend also served as a member of the Greenburgh Eleven School Board for 10 years. Before her retirement, she was Director of External Affairs Programs for Ciba Corp. and as a consultant, managed the Ciba Specialty Chemicals Foundation. Amend served on the boards of several Westchester County not-for-profit organizations and has received awards from The College of New Rochelle, Junior Achievement of the Hudson Valley, Mount Ursula Speech Center, Frances Schervier Home and Hospital and Westchester County for her philanthropic efforts. Amend has been on the faculty of Fundraising Day in New York and has spoken before numerous fundraising groups.