1-877 BLACKPR (252-2577)
For Immediate Release
January 15, 2019
Contact Information

Erica Knowles
Public Relations Chair
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Gamma Zeta Omega Chapter
akagzopublicrelations@gmail.com
954-562-1931

Cynthia Mitchell Clarke, Ed.D
Event Chair, W.I.S.H. Foundation, Inc.
Member, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Gamma Zeta Omega Chapter
cakac@bellsouth.net
305-450-3154

(BPRW) YOUTH WEIGH IN ON “ME TOO” MOVEMENT AT THE 8TH ANNUAL REV. DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY SYMPOSIUM

(Black PR Wire) MIAMI, FL -- WHAT: The Women Involved in Service to Humanity Foundation, Inc. (W.I.S.H Foundation, Inc.) in partnership with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, Gamma Zeta Omega Chapter presents the “8th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Symposium” on Sunday, January 20, 2019.

The purpose of the event is to connect with the youth in the community to provide a forum to engage in dialogue, with adult facilitators and their peers, that connects modern issues with Dr. King’s teachings. This annual event hosted in partnership with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, Gamma Zeta Omega Chapter anticipates welcoming up to 400 youth participants. The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Symposium will continue to offer this opportunity to the youth of our community. There will also be a facilitated Parents Dialogue on the same topic and how to support their youth. The event culminates with a feast dubbed by Dr. King as the “Sunday Supper”.

THEME: THE “ME TOO” MOVEMENT AND ME: A conversation for teens and youth

KING’S EVENT TEACHINGS: “An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.”

WHEN: Sunday, January 20, 2019 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

WHERE: Miami Carol City Senior High School, 3301 Miami Gardens Drive, Miami Gardens, Florida 33056

COST: FREE

REGISTRATION: www.drmlkjryouthsymposium.eventbrite.com

 

AUDIENCE:

High School Students

Parents

Adults

Teenagers

Community Members

Community Youth Groups

Church Youth Groups

WHO:

  • Leigh Toney, Chairman, W.I.S.H. Foundation, Inc.
  • Tara J. Pasteur, President, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Gamma Zeta Omega Chapter
  • Cynthia Mitchell Clarke, Ed.D, Event Chair, W.I.S.H. Foundation, Inc.
  • Steve Gallon, District 1 School Board member, Miami Dade Public Schools
  • William “DC” Clark, Community Activist and Founder, DCS Mentoring Program
  • Clive Bridges, Retired, Employee Relations Officer, Miami Dade College
  • Lori Bailey, AP Administrative Intern, Miami Dade Public Schools
  • Terolyn Fields,  Parent Coach and Manager, Client Transitions, FirstService Residential
  • Maurice Jenkins, Division Director, Information Systems and Telecommunications Company, Miami-Dade Aviation Department
  • Greg Gay, Director of Planning and Community Development with City of Opa Locka
  • LaTaryn E. Gay, Real Estate Agent with Jo-Ann Forster Group and One Sotheby’s International Realty
  • Anthony Henderson, Founder/CEO of Inspiration2 Motivational Speaker
  • Enette Henderson, Owner,  Enette Henderson Insurance Agency

HASH TAGS

#AKA1908

#AKAGZO

#MLKYSMiami

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