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Filmmaker Spike Lee speaks at ABCD gala 

Posted by ABCD Public Information 11/5/2013 Categories: 2013 Gala

BILL BRETT FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE

 

Filmmaker and Martha’s Vineyarder Spike Lee (center) was the guest speaker at the annual ABCD Awards Gala at the Boston Marriott Copley Place on Friday night. The evening benefited ABCD’s mission to provide resources to low-income residents in Boston. Also at the event were Senator Elizabeth Warren (right), ABCD President John Drew (left), andAngie Miller, the Beverly singer who made it to the final three on the 12th season of “American Idol.” Miller performed during the festivities, as did the Spinners.

ABCD hopeful as annual gala nears 

Posted by ABCD Public Information 10/22/2013 Categories: 2013 Gala Government Shutdown

By Derek J. Anderson  |  GLOBE CORRESPONDENT,  OCTOBER 22, 2013

The annual gala for Action for Boston Community Development is taking on special significance this year as the antipoverty agency celebrates making it through the recent 16-day government shutdown.

ABCD will host its gala on Nov. 1, where film director and producer Spike Lee is expected to speak and music will be performed by American Idol finalist Angie Miller and R&B group The Spinners.

“We’re doing this because we want to bring everyone together,” said John Drew, president and chief executive officer of ABCD, a private, nonprofit human services agency. “We’re here to celebrate the people.”  

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ABCD's Executive VP Sharon Scott-Chandler Discusses the importancwe of Nov 1 Gala  

Posted by ABCD Public Information 10/17/2013 Categories: 2013 Gala

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SPIKE LEE TO HEADLINE ABCD GALA Nov 1, 2013 

Posted by ABCD Public Information 9/20/2013 Categories: 2013 Gala ABCD Volunteer

POSTED BY  ⋅ SEPTEMBER 19, 2013

Award-winning film director and producer Spike Lee is Special Guest Speaker at the Annual Awards Gala of ABCD on November 1  American Idol star ANGIE MILLER and THE SPINNERS will perform! “Could it be I’m falling in love…” The Spinners, 1973  “We’re thrilled to have renowned, provocative film-maker Spike Lee to head up a grand ABCD celebration,” said ABCD President/CEO John J. Drew. “And the music and talent of rising star Angie Miller and The Spinners will mean a great time for everyone as we celebrate our ABCD volunteers and the work we do together in all of Boston’s neighborhoods. It will be a great night!”​

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