2015 Fernando Awards Recipient

Mark LevinsonFamily attorney Mark Levinson was the 2015 Fernado Award recipient. Levinson is a board member for the Valley Family Center in San Fernando, which provides individual, couple and family therapy, coordinated services for victims, children and perpetrators of domestic violence and parenting education. He is also a board member of the Child Development Institute, which provides relationship-based early intervention and therapeutic services to children and their families.

“One thing we see in all the great leaders in the San Fernando Valley is the ability to listen,” said Ravel, a Valley resident for more than three decades.

Levinson has also served as president of Yes ICAN, the International Child Abuse Network that aims to break the silence and cycle of abuse, while chairing its largest annual fundraiser, “Strike Against Child Abuse.” He has also volunteered for a number of other organizations, including Grandparents as Parents, the American Red Cross, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and the West Valley YMCA.

The Fernando Award

The Fernando Award is the highest award for volunteerism and philanthropy in the San Fernando Valley. It is supported by the Valley Chambers of Commerce, civic and philanthropic organizations, entrepreneurs and corporations located in the San Fernando Valley.

2016 Fernando Award Video

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