Youthprise Black History Month Celebration: Community Forum
Thursday, February 23, 2012 from 5:45 PM to 8:00 PM (CST)
Please join Youthprise at a Black History Month Community Forum with Dr. Dorothy Cotton, legendary civil rights activist, performing artist, youth advocate and close ally of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr..
The event will feature:
- Artistic and multimedia performances by youth involved in afterschool and community learning programs,
- An intergenerational panel discussion on mobilizing the power of youth,
- A celebration of the heroes and sheroes who've modeled youth empowerment and
- A keynote address from Dr. Cotton on the importance of mobilizing youth to transform society and systems.
Co-sponsors of the event include Youthprise, Cultural Wellness Center and Sabathani Community Center.