Urban Arts Partnership celebrates 25th Anniversary with Rosie Perez

TV Personality A. J. Calloway and Actress Rosie Perez
TV Personality A. J. Calloway and Actress Rosie Perez (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Urban Arts Partnership)

Last night, nonprofit organization Urban Arts Partnership celebrated its 25th Anniversary in New York City at the iconic Cipriani Wall St. with actress, activist and co-founder Rosie Perez as the evening’s emcee.

SNL’s Cecily Strong, actress Debi Mazar and actor Paul Schneider opened the night with skit, after which model Ashley Graham was honored for her commitment and contribution to furthering the organization’s mission. a

The evening ended with a performance by Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, including hit “Walk This Way.”

Notable guests included: AJ Calloway, Lion Babe, Yolonda Ross, Allen Maldonado, Rotimi Akinosho, DJ D-Nice, Diane Neal, Ramon Rodriguez, Elle Varner.

Check out the photos below.

Actor Paul Schneider
Actor Paul Schneider (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Urban Arts Partnership)
Artist Paul Gerben
Artist Paul Gerben (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Urban Arts Partnership)
Justin Ervin, model Ashley Graham and her mother Linda Graham
Justin Ervin, model Ashley Graham and her mother Linda Graham (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Urban Arts Partnership)
: CEO at Urban Arts Partnership Philip Courtney and Actress Rosie Perez
: CEO at Urban Arts Partnership Philip Courtney and Actress Rosie Perez (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Urban Arts Partnership)
Ashley Graham and Justin Ervin
Ashley Graham and Justin Ervin (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Urban Arts Partnership)
Ramon Rodriguez
Ramon Rodriguez (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Urban Arts Partnership)
Actress Yolonda Ross
Actress Yolonda Ross (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Urban Arts Partnership)
Actor Rotimi
Actor Rotimi (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Urban Arts Partnership)
Rosie Perez
Rosie Perez (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Urban Arts Partnership)
CEO at Urban Arts Partnership Philip Courtney poses for a photo with Urban Arts Partnership board members
CEO at Urban Arts Partnership Philip Courtney poses for a photo with Urban Arts Partnership board members (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Urban Arts Partnership)
Grace
Grace (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Urban Arts Partnership)
Singers Grace and Andra Day
Singers Grace and Andra Day (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Urban Arts Partnership)
Model Ashley Graham
Model Ashley Graham (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Urban Arts Partnership)
Actress Rosie Perez and Singers Grace and Andra Day
Actress Rosie Perez and Singers Grace and Andra Day (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Urban Arts Partnership)
Akshaj Raj
Akshaj Raj (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Urban Arts Partnership)
TV Personality A. J. Calloway and Actress Rosie Perez
TV Personality A. J. Calloway and Actress Rosie Perez (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Urban Arts Partnership)
Jillian Hervey and Lucas Goodman
Jillian Hervey and Lucas Goodman (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Urban Arts Partnership)
Paul Schneider and Cecily Strong performing
Paul Schneider and Cecily Strong performing (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Urban Arts Partnership)
(Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Urban Arts Partnership)
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