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The Future is Black: Embracing Our Roots

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Los Angeles LGBT Center

The Village at Ed Gould Plaza

1125 N. McCadden Place

Los Angeles, CA 90038

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In honor of Black History Month, the Los Angeles LGBT Center is hosting The Future is Black: Embracing Our Roots. The day will include award presentations, live performances, art exhibit, resource fair, dinner, and more, to celebrate and honor the continued advancement of black people. All are welcome to join us for a day of celebration and inspiration.


Schedule at a glance:

2:00 p.m. Doors open

2:30-4:30 p.m. Ceremony

4:30-6:00 p.m. Dinner

4:30-7:00 p.m. Art Exhibit, Resource Fair

5:30-7:00 p.m. Drinks and Dancing


FREE Admission. Please RSVP to attend.

Dinner provided by Chef Marilyn’s: Queen of Down Home Southern Goodies

Desserts provided by Chef Marilyn's and Lemon Supreme

Bar sponsored by Angel City Brewery and Tito's Handmade Vodka


Keynote Speaker: Yazmin Monet Watkins


Special Awards Presentation featuring:

Bayard Rustin Award Honoree: Jazzmun Crayton

Marsha P. Johnson Award Honoree: Princess Arthur

Freedom Riders Award Honoree: Village Health Foundation


Ceremony Hosted by: Melvin Robert


Live Performances by:

Stroll Groove

Alyesha Wise

Luminous

The Singers of Soul

Carlton Ellis

Brayjonn


Fashion Show Segment featuring:

Stuzo Clothing

Harley Patricio


Special Guest DJ: DJ Asha


"Moment to Moment" Art Exhibit featuring:

Nia Lee

Gregory Prescott

Kelli Washington

Martin Alexander Spratlen Etem

Frances Ampah

Kraig King


Resource Fair Participants:

ProjectQ

Unique Woman's Coalition

LA City Clerk's Office

Planned Parenthood

Center for Health Care Rights

Invisible Men

Village Health Foundation

APAIT

Stuzo Clothing

AIDS/LifeCycle

Trans Wellness Center

Center South, Los Angeles LGBT Center

Children, Youth, & Family Services, Los Angeles LGBT Center

Senior Services, Los Angeles LGBT Center

Community Health Programs, Los Angeles LGBT Center

Culinary Arts, Los Angeles LGBT Center

Membership, Los Angeles LGBT Center

Volunteer Resources, Los Angeles LGBT Center

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The Village at Ed Gould Plaza

1125 N. McCadden Place

Los Angeles, CA 90038

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