The Southern Christian Leadership Conference and the Solidarity Center Present BALTIMORE ACTIVIST AWARDS DINNER
A night to celebrate the people who make a difference; BMORENEWS publisher among honorees
By C. D. Witherspoon, SCLC
(BALTIMORE – October 27, 2012) - Join us in recognizing the many sisters and brothers who make our movement possible Saturday, October 27th 6 P.M. Sharp Hall at Govan's Presbyterian Church (parking on church lot) 5828 York Rd. Baltimore, MD 21212 on the #8 bus line near the Senator Theater Appetizers & Hors d'ourves Cash Bar DINNER AT 6:30 P.M.
Main Entrée: Glazed Apricot Breast of Chicken Home style potato salad or Baghali Polo Persian style rice pilaf Collard greens and Green Salad Coconut cake Southern style sweet ice tea.
Soloists Andre Powell and Emmanuel Lewis Withers Awards begin promptly at 7:00 p.m.
Awardees include (in alphabetical order):
Richie Armstrong - Community Churches United
Bernie Brown - Anti-war activist, Pledge of Resistance
Greta Carter-Willis - Kevin Cooper Foundation
Attorney Curtis Cooper - National Lawyers Guild Tom Dodge - Save Our Post Office
Joyce Fisher - Poplar Grove community organizer
Misseal Garcia - Dreamer, CASA de Maryland
Doni Glover - Radio personality/BMORENEWS.com/Political Consultant
Attorney J Wyndal Gordon - Warrior Lawyer
Samaria Johnson - Safe and Sound Youth Ambassador
R.B. Jones - Playwright and poet
Charlotte Knox - UNITE/HERE, Hyatt Housekeeper
Bonnie Lane -Word on the Street, Homeless Advocate
Lee Patterson - All Peoples Congress
Donna Simone Plandamon - Occupy Baltimore and Trans activist
Leon Purnell - SCLC Board chair, Men and Family Center
Nakia Washington - Anti-police brutality activist, Baltimore Peoples Assembly
Award presenters include: Dr. Marvin 'Doc' Cheatham, Renee Washington, Reverend Cortly CD Witherspoon, Brian Keith Easley, and Sharon Black.
Tickets: $25 per person 6 person table: $120 (please write checks out to: Solidarity Center) Proceeds to benefit Southern Christian Leadership Conference and the Solidarity Center mail to: Solidarity Center, 2011 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21218.
For fliers and tickets: Phone: 410-500-2168 or 410-218-4835.