2016 Fast Pitch
Meet the Finalists
Here are the 10 organizations who pitched on March 8, 2016 at the Skirball Cultural Center.
Presenter: Daniel Torres
Daniel Torres, representing Flintridge Center, was awarded the $10,000 Judges Award which goes to the pitch that best demonstrates the program criteria of innovation, social impact, and presentation effectiveness as selected by the judges. Daniel also received the $10,000 Audience Award for receiving the most votes from audience members via live text voting.
Presenter: Bill Thompson
Bill Thompson, representing Young Storytellers, was awarded the $5,000 Judges Award for Innovation which goes to the pitch that best demonstrates exceptional innovation as selected by the judges.
Presenter: Peter Straus
Peter Straus, representing Team Prime Time, was awarded the $5,000 Judges Award for Impact which goes to the pitch that has a significant social impact in the community as selected by the judges.
Presenter: Donald Levier
Donald Levier, representing Hollenbeck Police Activities League, was awarded the $5,000 Audience Award for receiving the second most votes from audience members via live text voting.
Presenter: Josh Olson
Presenter: Tim Griffin
Presenter: Mya Stark
Presenter: Pamela Clay
Presenter: Theresa Gartland
Presenter: Meg Palisoc
Laurel Kaufer, representing semi-finalist organization Prison of Peace, was awarded the $5,000 Coaches Award for noteworthy accomplishment in the training program as selected by the coaches.