"THE MARCH CONTINUES....IT STARTS WITH ME!"
The event will now take place on Saturday, February 3 and Sunday, February 4
The event kicks off at the YWCA gymnasium with a dedicated youth program aimed at inspiring and empowering the leaders of tomorrow. From 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM, this special gathering will pay homage to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s enduring legacy by engaging youth in meaningful conversations about justice, equality, and community service, while also offering interactive crafts and activities for children.
The Dr King video, "What is your life's blueprint?" can be found HERE.
Below are links to the media interviews:
Guest Speaker Tybre Faw
Tybre is a 16-year-old Author, Student National Representative for the 1619 Project, and a mentee of the late Civil Rights Leader Congressman John Lewis.
A part of Tybre's Civil Rights journey began when he attended the Bristol MLK event in 2018.
Here is the link to his website
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