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News and Events

Citizen’s Crime Commission Events: Spring 2015

The Citizen’s Crime Commission recently presented two programs on policing in the United Kingdom as part of the Milstein Criminal Justice Policy Forum. London Deputy Mayor Stephen Greenhalgh, head of the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime, discussed crime prevention on February 12, 2015, and on March 20, George Hamilton, Chief Constable of the Police…

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New York Blood Center and FDNY Honor Bone Marrow Donors

On the 11th anniversary of Honor Roll of Life, FDNY firefighter who donated bone marrow meets combat veteran recipient for the first time Howard P. Milstein, Chairman of New York Blood Center (NYBC)’s Board of Trustees; Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro; and Christopher D. Hillyer, M.D., President and CEO of NYBC, joined to add the…

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Milstein Commission Releases Report on Creating Middle-Class Jobs Through Entrepreneurship

The University of Virginia’s Miller Center released a report on Wednesday proposing five innovative, nonpartisan and actionable ideas to help create middle-class jobs by maximizing the resources available to entrepreneurs. The report is the work of the Miller Center’s Milstein Symposium Commission on Entrepreneurship and Middle-Class Jobs, led by Steve Case, co-founder of AOL and…

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Citizen’s Crime Commission presents first Humanitarian Award to Howard Milstein

Each year the Citizen’s Crime Commission of New York City (CCC) honors individuals for their leadership and service in the criminal justice field. The Crime Commission created the Humanitarian Award to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to the field of criminal justice. Howard P. Milstein was chosen as the first recipient of the award,…

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HEMACORD®, the First FDA-Licensed Stem Cell Product, Wins Prix Galien USA ‘Best Biotechnology Product’ Award

The New York Blood Center’s Milstein National Cord Blood Program (NCBP) is pleased to announce that HEMACORD®, the first FDA-licensed hematopoietic stem cell product, has been awarded the prestigious “Best Biotechnology Product” Award by Prix Galien USA. The award recognizes “biomedical products that advance the human condition and which were approved by the U.S. Food…

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Howard Milstein Discusses New York City’s Future as a Technology Center in ‘Leaders’ Magazine

Howard Milstein was interviewed by Leaders, a magazine that presents the broad range of leadership thoughts and visions of the world’s most influential people, about New York City’s tech sector and his personal involvement in creating and nurturing high-tech companies. In the interview, Howard shares his thinking on developing online banking and wealth management companies,…

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China Education Television Interviews Howard Milstein During Visit to Beijing

China Education Television (CETV) interviewed Howard Milstein during his recent visit to Beijing, the second time the network spoke to Mr. Milstein in two years. In the interview Mr. Milstein discussed his philanthropic activities in China and Asia through the Milstein Medical Asian American Partnership (MMAAP) Foundation as well as his thoughts on leadership, education,…

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Royal College of Music Awards Milstein Medal to Pianist Nikita Abrosimov

The Royal College of Music (RCM) awarded the Milstein Medal to Nikita Abrosimov, a young pianist from Russia with a burgeoning international career. Howard Milstein presented the Medal, after which Mr. Abrosimov played Chopin’s Barcarolle and preludes by Sergei Rachmaninov for an invited audience in the Director’s Rooms. An enthusiastic reception greeted Mr. Abrosimov’s performance.…

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Howard Milstein awarded Legion of Honor

The highest civilian honor of France, the Legion of Honor, was awarded to Howard Milstein by His Excellency François Delattre, the Ambassador of France, in a ceremony at the French Consulate in New York. The Legion of Honor was created by Napoleon in 1802 and continued by subsequent governments of France “to reward extraordinary accomplishments…

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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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