Upstander Legacy Celebration

Please join us in New York City on November 14th, 2016 for the 5th annual Upstander Legacy Celebration, hosted by ABC's Gio Benitez!

Tyler Clementi Foundation's Annual Upstander Legacy Celebration

Don’t miss your chance to join us at the beautiful Prince George Ballroom at 15 East 27th Street in Manhattan on Monday, November 14th!

Come meet host Gio Benitez, special musical guest Bridget Barkan, and the Clementis for a fun and festive cocktail party that raises funds to end bullying in schools, workplaces, and faith communities.


Barilla Logo as Sponsor of Upstander Legacy CelebrationWorkplace Options - Sponsor of #Day1 from the Tyler Clementi Foundation
AT&T Logo as Sponsor of Upstander Legacy CelebrationCOIL Logo as Sponsor of Upstander Legacy Celebration

Craig M. de Thomas/Insignia-BNT Teacher’s College · Columbia University Rutgers University – New Brunswick

John Bowab · Derrick* & Dan Brown-Ritchel · Neil Giacobbi* & Bethany Godsoe · Goldhaber Research Associates · Catharine Hough & Keryn Lowry · Deb Rizzi · Taglialatella Galleries

Julian Alden & Steven Waldberg · Laura Birk* · Alan S.* & Ben Buie-King Kevin Carroll · Robin Dillard* · Ingrid Galvez* & Connie Thorp · Father Michael Lynch John Norton · Proposition Love · Janice S. Robinson, Esq. William S. Singer & Raoul Daniel Luna · John Norton · Deb Rizzi Chris Tomanelli · Ari Waldman*

* Indicates Board of Trustees

Moments from Previous Upstander Legacy Celebrations

We are delighted to honor Workplace Options, a leading provider of integrated employee well-being services including the Tyler Clementi Foundation’s workplace training module, and a team of teen filmmakers from NYC’s Mythic Bridge, one of the winning teams from AT&T Cyberbullying Film Invitational.

2016 Honorees

Workplace Options - Sponsor of #Day1 from the Tyler Clementi Foundation

Workplace Options is the world’s leading provider of integrated employee well-being services. Through 13 Global Service Centers and a worldwide network of partners and affiliates, the company serves more than 53 million employees across 78,000 organizations and more than 200 countries and territories.

At its core, Workplace Options’ mission is simple – to help people, regardless of circumstance. With services that offer emotional, physical, and practical assistance, the company provides comprehensive support designed to help individuals become happier, healthier, and more productive.

In 2015, Workplace Options worked collaboratively with the Tyler Clementi Foundation to develop and launch a dedicated anti-bullying training curriculum, designed to help working professionals recognize, understand, and eliminate bullying that they might witness or encounter within their own communities. This training is now being delivered free of charge to Workplace Options clients throughout the U.S.

Beyond the services it delivers to employees worldwide, Workplace Options is an organization committed to promoting the principles of equality and inclusion. Shaped by its outspoken leaders, the company is deeply committed to the pursuit of equal rights and freedom for all people – in the U.S. and across the globe.

Learn more about Workplace Options.

AT&T Film Invitational Logo

The AT&T Film Invitational is a 10-week film competition that provides schools from around the country the chance to write, direct, shoot and edit an 8 minute film in New York City complete with professional mentorship, professional actors and historic landmark locations.

This year in collaboration with AT&T and the Tyler Clementi Foundation high school filmmakers will be challenged to tackle the subject of cyber-bullying and risky online behavior.

From Wednesday, October 5th to Friday the 7th teams will film their projects in New York City and edit their footage in the heart of Times Square at the state-of-the-art AT&T Film Invitational Headquarters at the Millennium Broadway Hotel.

All films will be screened at the AMC Theaters in Times Square (the busiest movie theater in America) on Sunday, October 9th. Winners will be announced Sunday night at the Teen Indie Awards, and from those winners one filmmaker will be selected to be honored by the Tyler Clementi Foundation on November 14th.

Learn more about the film invitational.

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