DREAM: "Let"s Make It Real" 14th Annual Martin Luther King National Holiday Celebration. A Free Community Event
Date of the Event: 
Monday, January 16, 2012 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

 

DREAM: "Let's Make It Real"
14th Annual Martin Luther King National Holiday Celebration


Monday, January  16, 2012 

10:00AM to Noon 

McClymond's High School 

2607 Myrtle Street 

Oakland,CA 94607

A Free Community Event

 

Keynote: Dr. Elñora Webb, 
President of Laney College

Honored Guest:  Dr. Matthew Fox  

Mistress of Ceremony: Aimee Allison, 
Co-Executive Director of Roots Action 

 

 Hosts: Mr. Kevin Taylor

Principal of McClymonds High School 

Kokomon Clottey

Executive Director of AHC 

 

Special guests and performers include: 

Indigenous Sacred Prayer by Xochipilli; 

Dezorah Smith; Destiney Knuckles; Oakland Interfaith Youth Gospel Chorus; Oakland School for the Arts Chorus; Winnie Wong and China's Spirit Music Ensemble (CSME); Michael Brown, Poet; Ballet Folklorico Mexicano de Carlos Moreno and Jesus Ibn El; and many more. 

  

The focus of this event is on equity in education and making the dream real for a quality education for all children. We believe that every child should be safe, loved, educated and valued.  


A portion of all funds raised will go to underwrite the ArtEsteem Mural Project that engages McClymonds High School students in the beautification of the 580-freeway underpass in West Oakland.

 

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