Kaitz Foundation to Honor MTVN, Solis


The Walter Kaitz Foundation announced the honorees for its 23rd Annual Walter Kaitz Foundation Fund-Raising Dinner, to be held at the Hilton New York Sept. 13.

“MTV Networks will be recognized as a ‘Diversity Champion’ for its role in providing culturally relevant programs to a diverse audience, as well as for its commitment to promoting and nurturing diversity within its own ranks,” the organization said in a prepared statement.

And Rep. Hilda Solis (D-Calif.) “will be honored as a ‘Diversity Advocate’ for her commitment to diversity in the U.S. work force and for her leadership in enhancing the environment for minorities in her district and throughout the country,” the Kaitz Foundation added.