The October 2021 Tenth Annual Month of Families, Non VIolence and Opportunities, will feature the Elizabeth Keckley Awards and Concert, October 16th, 7-9 pm. This event will honor heroes in American society who have contributed to the quality of life in our nation by presenting them with an Elizabeth Keckley Award, to symbolize their dedication, strength and commitment. A musical concert will be provided by Dietrick Haddon, composer of "I Can't Breathe."
Our honorees are saluted in the name of the historic figure Elizabeth Keckley, a woman born into slavery, who bought her own freedom, and was a bold and avid Abolitionist against slavery. Mrs. Keckley started her own seamstress business in Washington, D.C. and became one of America's first fashion designers, with clients like Mrs. Abraham Lincoln, and wives of U.S. Senators.
(1) violence prevention and de escalation educational forums in cities across the United States;
(2) Production of movies for youth that promote non violence and alternatives to violence. Samples of movies are “On Second Thought” and “Drop: A Story of Triumph.” Movies available at www.blackwomenforpositivechange.org
(3) internships for the GenZ Connection
(4) Maintenance of a multicultural, Inter-generational network of men and women, who advocate for violence prevention, de-escalation, opportunities for youth, and healthy lifestyles including advocating for Covid-19 vaccinations.
(5) Recognition of outstanding role models through the Elizabeth Keckley Awards.
Check out our other events: Month of Non-Violence
All events are free admission
Sponsors and scholarship assistance are welcomed.
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FEATURING 3 TIME GRAMMY AWARD WINNER DEITRICK HADDON
"ON SECOND THOUGHT' WRITTEN AND PRODUCED BY BLACK WOMEN FOR POSITIVE CHANGE
Michelle Lanier, Dollar Tree Foundation,
Tickets for The Elizabeth Keckley Awards & Concert can be booked here.
|Ticket Information||Ticket Price|
|Diamond Level (Includes 10 scholarships)||USD 5,000|
|Gold Level (Includes 8 scholarships)||USD 2,500|
|Silver Level (Includes 5 scholarships)||USD 1,000|
|Bronze Level (Includes 3 scholarships)||USD 500|
|Donate Any Amount Free Admission||Free|
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