Join LULAC Cincinnati to celebrate the positive imapce of those who shape the diversity and race relations in our community. The awards presented at the 2015 gala will serve not only to showcase the various efforts of LULAC, but also to highlight the outstanding initiatives of both individuals and socially conscious corporations. The keynote speaker is Roger C. Rocha Jr., LULAC National President.
General admission: $65
Every purchased tickets helps Hispanics in the Tri-State with college scholarships.
Today we share our condolences with the family and friends of Louis Stokes and echo the sentiments of Rep. John Lewis, "he [Stokes] was a gifted public servant who brought dignity to the office and contributed to the public good of the entire nation."
This year, many schools are participating in the National Anthem movement -- a simultaneous, coast to coast sing-a-long of the Star-Spangled Banner. At precisely 10:00 a.m. PST - 1:00 p.m. EST, students are being asked to sing our National Anthem coast to coast. The event brings students together -- as the world came together -- in the weeks and months following 9/11 and is sponsored by the American Public Education Foundation. The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will invite local school districts to be involved with a national sing-a-long of the Star Spangled Banner.
Today the United Nations observes International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. The day is meant to remind people of the tragedy of the transatlantic slave trade and give people a chance to think about the historic causes, the methods and the consequences of the slave trade. This day also pays tribute to those who worked hard to abolish slave trade and slavery throughout the world.
On Monday, August 24, Jeff Ruby will be hosting a fundraiser for Sonny Kim's family at The Precinct. The cost is $125.00 per person and 100% of the cost will be donated to the family. The food served will be all Ruby classics including USDA Prime Steaks, select sides, the famous Freddie Salad and more. You can make a reservation for this event by calling The Precinct or going to www.JeffRuby.com/Precinct.
7:30 pm - 9 pm
Hebrew Union College, 3101 Clifton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220
Join us Thursday, September 24 at the Mayerson Hall on the historic campus of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC) to enjoy an evening uncovering the secret history of the West End. Local historians and authors will share details and their perspective on one of Cincinnati's oldest and most diverse neighborhoods.
Today is the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Voting Rights Act. The landmark legislation was signed into law by President Johnson during the height of the Civil Rights Movement, just months after the historic Selma to Montgomery march.