2017 honorees

Please join us as we recognize these exceptional individuals for their leadership and
contributions to the safety and well-being of children and families in Suffolk County.


Linda Dorecena Forry and Bill Forry photo

Linda Dorcena Forry 
Massachusetts State Senator, First Suffolk District  
Bill Forry
Editor & Publisher, The Dorchester Reporter

Linda Dorcena Forry and Bill Forry's careers in the public spotlight, each spanning over 20 years, have been built on the cornerstone of strengthening neighborhoods and empowering families. They have been outspoken leaders for children in Suffolk County, and the Senator has worked closely with the CAC and its partners to provide and expand support services for young survivors. 


Jon and Margot Davis photo

Jonathan Davis
Founder, The Davis Companies
Margot Davis, MSW, PhD
Heller School, Brandeis University 

Jonathan and Margot Davis' impact on the Boston community is far-reaching and profound. Their deep and sustained commitments to education, youth development, health care, homelessness, and more have impacted the lives of countless children and families. 


Jack and Carol Harrington photo

Jack Harrington
Partner, New Boston Strategies; CAC Board of Trustees Co-President
Carol Harrington

Jack and Carol Harrington have been tireless advocates for at-risk and abused children in Boston for decades. With a shared conviction and clear belief that "we'll make it happen," they are leading the CAC's growth to ensure that every child in need has access to safety and well-being.