In honor of the birthday of civil rights pioneer Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the fifth annual “Continuing His Dream and Works” event will be held Monday, January 16th, 2017 from 1 – 3 p.m. at the George Washington Carver Recreation Center (Jefferson School City Center – 4th St NW, Charlottesville, VA).
The event is free and family friendly.
Highlights this year include keynote speaker Elijah Coles; the presentation of the 4th annual Alicia B. Lugo Award to a community member; gospel vocalist Debra Payne; praise phenom Ella Marrs, “Brave Souls on Fire” poetry, a presentation of Mr. Alex-Zan’s “The Dreamers,” and more. Talya Cunningham of Newsplex will serve as Mistress of Ceremonies.
This event is being coordinated by Charles Alexander, better known as Mr. Alex-Zan.
Event sponsors are Reid’s Supermarket, Our Legacy, Inc., Carter’s Taxi, Inc., Darnell Taylor Cleaning Service, Jones Heating and Air, Martin’s Hardware, Cavalier Barbershop and Charlottesville Parks and Recreation.
For more information please visit Charlottesville Parks and Recreation.