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ABCD Executive Vice President Sharon Scott-Chandler with Danny Glover
The ROOTS flew in from taping Jimmy Fallon's Tonight show to rock the Marriott. Don West Photo
Danny Glover, celebrated actor and international community activist, addresses sold-out crown of 650 persons. Don West Photo
ABCD President/CEO John J. Drew with Don Law, President, Live Nation - New England, who received an award from ABCD. Don West Photo
Actor/humanitarian Danny Glover enchanted and inspired 650 guests at the ABCD Annual Gala on November 7 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place with stories of his early days working in community organization in the San Francisco Bay area in the late 1960s era of social justice activism. He said he was proud to be with ABCD, an organization that lives every day the mission of bringing opportunity and empowerment to people and communities in need. Later The ROOTS flew in from taping Jimmy Fallon’s “Tonight” show in New York City and had the audience cheering their 50-minute fabulous set! In between, ABCD presented special awards to Don Law, President, Live Nation – New England and the Boston Red Sox. The event was hosted by Boston’s dynamic TV personality Bianca de la Garza and guests enjoyed a pre-event reception with cuisine prepared by celebrity chefs Rachel Klein, Jason Santos and Justin Winters.