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News and Events

New York Police Commissioner William Bratton Speaks at Milstein Criminal Justice Policy Forum of Citizens Crime Commission

New York Police Commissioner William Bratton spoke at the Milstein Criminal Justice Policy Forum of the Citizens Crime Commission on February 7, 2014, and told the audience to expect a host of changes at the New York Police Department. Howard Milstein introduced Commissioner Bratton, and the meeting was hosted by Citizens Crime Commission President Howard…

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Howard Milstein Welcomes Haley Barbour and Evan Bayh to Milstein Symposium: Ideas for a New American Century at University of Virginia Miller Center

Howard Milstein welcomed Haley Barbour and Evan Bayh to the Miller Center at the University of Virginia, where they presented the initial findings of the commission they co-chair that is studying how to create and sustain new manufacturing jobs in the United States. Gerald Baliles, CEO of the Miller Center, chaired the meeting, which was…

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FDNY and New York Blood Center Honor Bone Marrow Donors

Howard P. Milstein, Chairman of New York Blood Center’s Board of Trustees; Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano; and Christopher D. Hillyer, M.D., President and CEO of New York Blood Center (NYBC) joined today to add the names of 14 bone marrow donors to the Honor Roll of Life at the 10th annual induction ceremony at…

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Milstein Criminal Justice Policy Forum Hosts U.S. District Court Chief Judge Loretta Preska

Judge Loretta Preska, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, spoke at the Milstein Criminal Justice Policy Forum about the negative effects of recent cuts to the federal court system’s budget. Howard Milstein introduced Judge Preska to the Forum, which was held at the Citizens Crime Commission…

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Milstein Medical Asian American Partnership Foundation Welcomes First Fellow in Dermatology to the U.S.

The Milstein Medical Asian American Partnership Foundation (MMAAP Foundation), established in 2012 with the aim of improving world health by developing mutually beneficial partnerships between the U.S. and China, as well as greater Asia, welcomed its first Fellow in Dermatology. Dr. Meng Pan, who serves as Vice Chair of the Department of Dermatology at Shanghai…

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NYBC Chairman Howard Milstein Hosts 50th Anniversary Gala and Symposium

At the New York Blood Center’s 50th Anniversary Gala, Rafaello Carone took the stage at the Waldorf =Astoria dressed to the nines in a neatly pressed suit and blood-red shirt and tie. His appearance was all the more poignant since — but for blood donated by volunteers through NYBC — 12-year-old Rafi wouldn’t be alive.…

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Howard Milstein and New York Blood Center Are Recognized by the Be The Match Foundation

Howard Milstein and New York Blood Center were honored by the Be The Match Foundation for their contributions to the National Marrow Donor Program, which connects cancer patients with a match for a bone marrow or cord blood transplant. New York Blood Center (NYBC) received the Be The Match Hero Award in recognition of its…

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Howard and Abby Milstein Sponsor ‘The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross,’ Peabody Award Winner

At an evening reception and screening in Washington, D.C., hosted by Howard and Abby Milstein, major civic and civil rights figures celebrated the newest PBS series by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., entitled The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross.

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Howard Milstein Hosts Judge Jonathan Lippman at Milstein Criminal Justice Policy Forum

New York Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman announced the launch of a program to assist victims of sex- and human-trafficking free themselves from what he called “a form of modern-day slavery” at the Milstein Criminal Justice Policy Forum of the Citizens Crime Commission. Judge Lippman said that three pilot projects in New York City and Nassau…

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Milstein Family Donation to Cambridge University Library Supports Digital and Physical Exhibitions

A $1.2 million donation to transform Cambridge University Library’s exhibitions will allow its priceless treasures to be shared with the world as never before. The gift from the Howard and Abby Milstein Foundation will enable the University Library to reimagine the way in which it displays its collections in both the physical and online worlds.…

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