Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014
6-8:30 p.m. Dreamers' Summit Program and Reception
Three local Hispanic organizations invite the community to hear the personal stories, struggles and experiences of six immigrants in Cincinnati, young Dreamers of varying ethnicities who are caught in the middle of the immigration battle in the U.S., aspiring to gain a legal path to citizenship.
Sponsored by P&G
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014
Red Carpet Movie Event - Walesa: Man of Hope
Price: $30 for members, $50 general public
5:30 -7:00 p.m. - Red Carpet Reception
The reception will include food, a cash bar and the opening of the two Photographic Exhibits on Nelson Mandela:
CIVIL RIGHTS: 50 YEARS LATER
Reception & Discussion
July 2, 6:30 P.M.
The Civil Rights movement was powered by everyday citizens calling for change in their communities. Join us as we commemorate the anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act and recognize our local Civil Rights heroes.
Tickets: $10 for members. Click here or call 513-333-7739 for ticket information.
THURSDAY JUNE 19, 6:30 P.M.
HARRIET TUBMAN THEATER
Juneteenth: The True Meaning of Emancipation
Join us in the Harriet Tubman Theater to commemorate the end of institutionalized slavery in America. This year, the Freedom Center will celebrate by highlighting the rich culture and traditions of Africans and African Americans with African drumming, storytelling, spoken word and more! Engage in history and join in the celebration!
Click here or call 513.333.7739 to purchase tickets.
Saturday, Feb. 22, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
This groundbreaking film examines hate crimes through the lens of Tulsa, Oklahoma-the 1921 Tulsa race riot, and the 2012 Good Friday murders, and the impact of hate crimes on human rights, education, and community relations today.
Reception begins at 6 p.m. followed by the premiere screening of Hate Crimes in the Heartland at 7 p.m. in the Harriet Tubman Theater.
Join us on February 5 at the Freedom Center to be a part of this National Youth Summit where students across the country will join together for a virtual National Youth Summit on Freedom Summer and civic engagement. Civil rights activists and Freedom School internship participants will participate in a panel discussion about the 1964 youth-led effort to end the political disenfranchisement of African Americans in the Deep South, and discuss the role of young people in shaping America's past and future.