The Sacramento MLK Committee Presents
the 18th Annual
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration
Rabbi Capers C. Funnye, Jr.
Rabbi Funnye is spiritual leader of Beth Shalom B'nai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation in Chicago. Rabbi Funnye serves as a consultant to The Du Sable Museum of African American History, Spertus Museum of Judaica, Black Holocaust Museum, Institute for Jewish and Community Research.
Scott Syphax, Chairman & CEO, Nehemiah
with the Robert T Matsui Community Service Award.
Saluting Always Knocking, Inc
as the 2017 MLK Grant Award recipient
Saturday, February 4, 2017
5 pm Reception * 6 pm Dinner and Program
California State University, Sacramento University Ballroom
6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6022
Contact & Additional Information:
Make your payment online at mlkcelebrationsacramento.org
or send payment to address below.
MLK Celebration Committee, P.O. Box 161791, Sacramento, CA 95816 | 916.925.5080
www.mlkcelebrationsacramento.org | 501(c)3 - Tax ID # 320155615 ... See MoreSee Less
Saturday, February 4 MLK Celebration Dinner
February 4, 2017, 5:00pm - February 4, 2017, 10:00pm
6000 J St, Sacramento, CA 95819-2605, United States
The Sacramento MLK Committee Presents the 18th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Keynote Address Rabbi Capers C. Funnye, Jr. Rabbi Funnye is spiritual leader of Beth Shalom B'nai Zaken ...
In the clustered jewels of the races may the blacks be as sapphires and rubies and the whites as diamonds and pearls. The composite beauty of humanity will be witnessed in their unity and blending. Ho...
Check out all the teach-ins and presentations this week and weekend organized by Sacramento Faces Race!
They have 3 Anchor Teach-Ins:
- Folsom Lake College on Thursday: 2 Murders, One Goal! The 2 Murders that Began the Civil Rights Movement and Black Lives Matter--Emmett Till and Trayvon Martin
- Sacramento Public Library on Saturday: America's Racist Laws and Policies--Historic and Now Expert Panel Discussion and Call to Action for Local Justice!
- Impact Sac at Liberty Towers Campus on Sunday: CHILDREN-Locked Away for Life...or Death! Teach-In and Community Candlelight Vigil of Reflection and Restoration for Our Children Lost to "The System" and HOPE!
Also, a bunch of other teach-ins are scheduled at various locations -- see the attached flyers for details or visit the Sacramento Faces Race website: www.sacramentofacesrace.com/ ... See MoreSee Less
SECOND ANNUAL SACRAMENTO FACES RACE WEEKEND COMING OCTOBER 27-30, 2016!
Join Our Sacramento Region This Autumn!
Sacramento Faces Race Teach-in to Address Racism -- October 27-30!
In Partnership With America Faces Race
Bridging Understanding from the
Black-American Experience and Perspective
The big weekend of Bridging Understanding from the Black-American Experience and Perspective is coming October 27-30. SAVE THE DATE!
Bring this national issue down to the personal level and talk person-to-person about your experiences, to listen to many voices so that we can take effective action. Learn about this issue from a black perspective. Learn to become a courageous conversation leader by attending one of the teach-ins that will be happening in several Sacramento-area locations!
So far, SFR has organized teach-ins at Folsom Lake College and Sacramento Public Library. Check back at the Sacramento Faces Race website for more details as the time gets closer:
Announcement article from 2015's teach-ins:
2015 teach-ins coverage:
fox40.com/2015/06/11/national-teach-ins-aim-to-address-racism-in-america/ ... See MoreSee Less
Second Annual Sacramento Faces Race Weekend
October 28, 2016, 6:00pm - October 30, 2016, 6:00pm
SECOND ANNUAL SACRAMENTO FACES RACE WEEKEND COMING OCTOBER 27-30, 2016! Join Our Sacramento Region This Autumn! Sacramento Faces Race Teach-in to Address Racism -- October 27-30! In Partnership W...