Are you ready to get inspired? Get your tickets for CLIA’s third annual Inspiring Voices luncheon on May 9th, 2017.

At CLIA’s third annual Inspiring Voices luncheon, leaders from all over Baltimore City will come together to celebrate four individual’s dedicated efforts to create positive change in Baltimore City.

Join us at the University of Maryland SMC Campus Center on May 9, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. to network with our city’s greatest change-makers. The program will begin promptly at 12:30 p.m. Through multimedia presentations, young people in CLIA’s programs will show how each of our four honorees are using their unique skills to transform Baltimore.


2016 Inspiring Voice Award Winners


Katie Allston, LCSW-C
Executive Director, Marian House
Anthony Ashton, Esq.
Partner, DLA Piper LLP
LaMar Davis
Director, The Choice Program at UMBC
David Flores
Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper, Blue Water Baltimore
Laura Garcia, MS, FNP
Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare for the Homeless
Jon Hokenmaier
Law Teacher, Reginald F. Lewis High School
John Phelps
President, Carroll Independent Fuel Company/Highs of Baltimore LLC
Randi Alper Pupkin
Founder and CEO, Art with a Heart

2015 Inspiring Voice Award Winners


Sam Abed
Secretary of the Department of Juvenile Services


Andrew Bertamini
Regional President of Wells Fargo Maryland Region


Jesus Eusebio-Perez
Project Connect at the Johns Hopkins Center for Adolescent Health


Thibault Manekin
Co-Founder of Seawall Development


Luisella McBride
Partner, Abramoff Neuberger LLP


Summer Seal
Program Director for the Girls Empowerment Mission (GEM), Living Classrooms Foundation


Charles “Choo” Smith
Founder, Choo Youth Empowerment


Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School