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Black Elected Officials & Faith Based Leaders of the East Bay – 2016 Community Leaders Recognition Awards Celebration
December 14, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm$25 – $75
Black Elected Officials & Faith-Based Leaders of the East Bay (BEO&FBL) cordially invite you to attend its annual Community Leaders Recognition Awards Reception on Wed., Dec. 14th at Everett & Jones Q’s Lounge in Oakland from 5:30pm – 8:30pm. This year, an engaging dialogue will take place with special guest, Honorable Willie L. Brown, co-moderated by emerging leaders Melvin Cowan (USF graduate student) and Serena Witherspoon (UC Berkeley student).
The Community Leaders Recognition Award pays special tribute to civic leaders who have lead innovative initiatives and demonstrated unwavering commitment to promote systemic change in our communities.
- Candice Elder
Founder, East Oakland Collective
- Honorable Larry Reid
Vice Mayor, Oakland City Council
- Pastors Maria and Brondon Reems
Co-Pastors, Center of Hope Church
Mistress & Master of Ceremonies are Oakland City Council President Lynette McElhaney and State Assemblymember Tony Thurmond.
Participating Sponsor : COMCAST
Community Partners: BWOPA/TILE, Bayard Rustin LGBT Coalition, Brothers of Elders Network, East Oakland Collective, Oakland Votes, Oakland Next Political Landscape, National Coalition of 100 Black Women of the Bay Area and NAACP.
Tickets now on sale at www.beofblhonors2016.eventbrite.com
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