Speak Up for Kids

2016 Change Maker Awards

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm EST

The Highline Ballroom

Honor your mental health heroes! Join us on May 10th at the Change Maker Awards ceremony and help us kick off our annual Speak Up for Kids campaign by celebrating the work of individuals and organizations making significant change in children's lives and helping to transform the field of children's mental health.

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Whoopi Goldberg

Katz Conversation

2016 Adam Katz Memorial Conversation Featuring Whoopi Goldberg

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm EST

Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College

We kicked off Speak Up for Kids this May with the annual Adam Katz Memorial Conversation. Award-winning comedian, actress, human rights advocate and host of The View, Whoopi Goldberg joined Harold Koplewicz, MD, president of the Child Mind Institute, for a conversation about living and succeeding with mental health and learning disorders.

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Change Makers

2015 Child Mind Institute Change Maker Awards

Monday, May 4, 2015

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm EST

The Highline Ballroom

On May 4, 2015, the Child Mind Institute hosted the first inaugural Change Maker Awards ceremony. The Awards kicked off the 2015 Speak Up for Kids campaign by celebrating the work of individuals and organizations that give voice to children's mental health. Honorees were recognized at a ceremony emceed by Ali Wentworth and George Stephanopoulos.

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Katz Conversation

2012 Adam Jeffrey Katz Memorial Conversation with Brian Grazer

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College

The 2012 Adam Jeffrey Katz Memorial Conversation was a two-part program. The first part of the program featured a lecture on ADHD stigma, myths and medication by leading ADHD expert Stephen P. Hinshaw, PhD. In the second part of the program Harold S. Koplewicz, MD, one of the nation’s leading child and adolescent psychiatrists and president of the Child Mind Institute, had an intimate and candid conversation with Academy Award-winning producer Brian Grazer about challenges and successes living with dyslexia.

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A two-part program to raise awareness among educators, mental health professionals, and parents about dyslexia and ADHD.

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