CHAPA's 51st Annual Dinner

Hosted by
December 4, 2018
December 4, 2018

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
415 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110
United States

CHAPA's 51st Annual Dinner

December 4, 2018
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
South Boston

Citizens’ Housing and Planning Association is proud to celebrate 51 years of expanding opportunities for everyone in Massachusetts to have a safe, healthy, and affordable place to call home.

We invite you to join us on December 4, 2018 to celebrate our shared accomplishments and opportunities for continued collaboration together!

Note: Parking is available at the Boston Convention Center for $18. There will be a shuttle from the parking lot to the main entrance for your convenience.

2018 Sponsorship Tiers

Sponsor ($5,000):

  • Reserved seating for 10 guests at a Sponsor table (preferred seating)
  • Logo recognition in the 51st Annual Dinner Program Book
    Please send CHAPA your logo before October 29th.

Supporter ($2,500):

  • Reserved seating for 10 guests at a Supporter table
  • Recognition as a Supporter in the 51st Annual Dinner Program Book

Contributor ($1,000):

  • Reserved seating for 5 guests at a half table
  • Recognition as a Contributor in the 51st Annual Dinner Program Book

Click here to sponsor the Annual Dinner online. For instructions, click here.
Click here to download the pledge form for the Dinner.

Individual Tickets

$125 per person before the October 29th early bird deadline, and $150 after Oct. 29th.

Click here to purchase individual seats online. For instructions, click here.

Please note: Individual seats are at tables designated for open seating; we cannot guarantee that organizations that buy individual seats will be seated together.

Join Us in Honoring Our 2018 Award Winners

Community Service Award
Harborlight Community Partners
Screen Shot 2018-08-20 at 1.33.08 PM.png
Andrew DeFranza has served as the Executive Director of Harborlight Community Partners (HCP) since 2007 and has been in leadership roles in the non profit sector for the last 19 years, in both New England and the upper Mid West. Prior to leading HCP, Andrew was the Executive Director of a homelessness organization in Milwaukee.

Andrew is passionately dedicated to creating housing for all, while challenging the systems that construct barriers to affordable housing development.

Community Engagement Award
Homes for Families
Screen Shot 2018-08-20 at 1.33.20 PM.png
Nilaya Montalvo is currently the Deputy Director at Homes for Families. She has over 10 years of experience in community organizing and leadership development work. She joined Homes for Families as a community organizer and facilitator and has since trained hundreds of families on the importance of understanding and influencing policies and practices, raising awareness, community organizing, the role of local government, and advocating as agents of change.

Nilaya is deeply invested in the mission of ending poverty, violence, homelessness and moving towards a fair and just global community.

Emerging Leader Award
City of Boston, Community Preservation Program
Screen Shot 2018-08-20 at 1.33.30 PM.png
Thadine Brown is the first Director of Community Relations for Boston’s Community Preservation program. She served as Treasurer for the successful Yes for a Better Boston ballot campaign to bring the Community Preservation Act to Boston in 2016. Thadine has also served on the board of the Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance (MAHA) since 2009 and currently serves as Vice President of the Board.

Thadine is committed to bringing residents into the neighborhood planning process to ensure that investments further each community’s vision and expand opportunities for more people to have stable and affordable homes.

Thank You to Our Generous 2018 Partners

Thank you for supporting CHAPA in advocating for opportunity, expanding access to housing, and developing the field. Together, we continue to encourage the production and preservation of homes that are affordable to low- and moderate-income people and foster diverse, sustainable communities through planning and community development.

We couldn't be more grateful to have so many dedicated partners who share our belief that everyone deserves a safe, healthy, and affordable place to call home.

Learn more about becoming a 2018 CHAPA Partner on our website.

Platinum Partner



Gold Partners


Silver Partners


Bronze Partners