DAY ONE – PARADE & RALLY

Date: Sun. Oct 3 | Time: 3P | Location: West & Wood St., Downtown Youngstown | Parade: Register here. DETAILS: How  can a person can register to be in the parade? Click here. EVENT BACKGROUND: Steeped in our current societal woes, the Ohio Nonviolence Week committee follows in the path laid before us by those torchbearers in the […]

DAY TWO – SIMEON BOOKER

THE SIMEON BOOKER AWARD FOR COURAGE

  • National Recipient:  John Lewis
  • Local recipient: TBA
  • Contact us: P: (330) 207-4467 E: PennyWWells@sbcglobal.net

Free Program: |Date: Monday. Oct 4 | Time: 7p | Location: Tyler History Center |
Cocktail Reception | Time: 530P | Cost $25

Simeon Booker was a courageous and pioneering African-American journalist during the Civil Rights Movement. His work helped unify the fight for equality. This dinner was created, in his honor, to celebrate his life-long achievements and to highlight those torchbearers who have risked life and limb in pursuit of the same things Simeon Booker stood for – justice and equality.

 

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