Giving Back

Ackerman Institute for the Family

This year’s Ackerman Award Honorees were:

Ackerman Corporate Partner Award:

  • Gregory T. Rogers, Founder & Managing Partner, RayLign Advisory LLC;

Ackerman Distinguished Service Award:

  • Baron Davis, NBA Veteran Point Guard, and Founder, Rising Stars of America

Natalie Morales, News Anchor of NBC News’ TODAY & Co-Host of the third hour, hosted the evening for the second year in a row to benefit the vital programs and ongoing services for children and families at the Ackerman Institute for the Family.

Gregory T. Rogers, Founder & Managing Partner, RayLign Advisory LLC was honored at the Gala with the Ackerman Corporate Partner Award.

Baron Davis, NBA veteran Point Guard, and Founder, Rising Stars of America was honored with the Ackerman Distinguished Service Award.

A Tribute to Families will took place at the Waldorf Astoria at 301 Park Avenue in New York City on Monday, October 22nd.

Tribute Gala Co-Chairs were Martha Fling and Alice Netter. They are members of the Board of Directors of the Ackerman Institute for the Family, and staunch supporters of its work on behalf of the well-being of children and families of our communities.

About Ackerman Institute for the Family:

Since 1960, the Ackerman Institute for the Family has achieved international prominence and earned national awards for the development of innovative models of family therapy, professional training, and community programs for families facing major life challenges. One of the first training institutions in the United States committed to promoting family functioning and family mental health, Ackerman is dedicated to helping families at all stages of family life.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, September 6, 2012