City of Charlottesville
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – In honor of the birthday of civil rights pioneer Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the fifth annual “Continuing His Dream and Works” event will be held Monday, January 16th, 2017 from 1 – 3 p.m. at the George Washington Carver Recreation Center (Jefferson School City Center – 4th St NW, Charlottesville, VA).
The event is free and family friendly.
Highlights this year include keynote speaker Elijah Coles; the presentation of the 4th annual Alicia B. Lugo Award to a community member; gospel vocalist Debra Payne; praise phenom Ella Marrs, “Brave Souls on Fire” poetry, a presentation of Mr. Alex-Zan’s “The Dreamers,” and more. Talya Cunningham of Newsplex will serve as Mistress of Ceremonies.
This event is being coordinated by Charles Alexander, better known as Mr. Alex-Zan. For more information, call (804) 321-3636 or Carver Recreation Center(434) 970-3053, email [email protected], or visit the web site at