Urban Forum Northwest

Dream Unfinished: Continuation Not Commemoration

Thursday, August 17 on Urban Forum Northwest:

*Reverend Dr. Steve Baber, one of the leaders in “Dream Unfinished: Continuation Not Commemoration” which is the theme for the Seattle/Martin Luther King Jr. County’s 60th Anniversary Observance of the August 28, 1963 March on Washington DC for Jobs and Freedom that will feature four days of activities. Clergy will hold a “Preach In” at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Baptist Church in Renton on Friday, August 25 at 7:00 pm (PDT).

*Hayward Evans, Co Convener, Seattle King County Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Committee (MLKCC) is one of the organizers for “Dream Unfinished:Continuation Not Commemoration”. He’s coordinating all four days of activities that will include a Saturday, August 25 Youth Forum that will be held at the Northwest African American Museum (NAAM) 10:00 am-5:00 pm. The March and Rally will be held Sunday, August 27 at 3:00 pm beginning at Jimi Hendrix Park.

*DeiMarlon Scisney, is a Analytics and Al/ML specialist at AWS. He founded HOP a technical assistance company committed to narrowing the digital divide for small and underrepresented businesses. He will be featured at the Saturday, August 25 Youth event at the Northwest African American Museum (NAAM).

*Reverend Paul. Benz, a member of MLKCC, Faith Leaders and Washington Partners for Social Change. He is one of the organizers for the Saturday, August 26 60th Anniversary Observance of the August 28, 1963 March on Washington DC for Jobs and Freedom in Snohomish County and he will participate in the Seattle/King County March and Rally Sunday, August 27 beginning at 3:00 pm at the Jimi Hendrix Park (NAAM).

*Reverend Dr. Robert L. Jeffrey, Sr. Pastor, New Hope Missionary Baptist Church has a busy weekend coming up, he is one of the sponsors of the Renewing Community Revival “It does Take A Village” that will be held Friday, August 18 and Saturday August 19 at Jimi Hendrix Park 2:00-7:00 pm in addition to Reverend Jeffrey event speakers include Apostle Dr. Charlene Allen, Elder Ronelle Jones, and Reverend Dr. Carey Anderson. On Sunday, August 20 at 3:00 pm at New Hope the Renewing Community Concert featuring Josephine Howell, Nicole Matthews, Corey Thompson, Reverend JB Proctor, Nolan Alexander, and Fae Mclean.

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