November 23, 2021

Celebrating Dr. King and the women of the civil rights movement, past and present

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On Friday, January 20, RISE San Diego will kick off our 2017 Inclusive Leadership Breakfast Series with a special celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., civil rights, and women leadership.In additional to the unsung, past women of the Civil Rights Movement we are honoring that day – Daisy Bates, Amelia Boynton, Septima Clark, Fannie Lou Hamer, Dorothy Height, Yuri Kochiyama, Diane Nash, and Jo Ann Robinson – the community will decide on the present-day women of the Civil Rights Movement we will honor. More information on how to nominate a local woman will be available soon.The event takes place from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. at the Joe & Vi Jacobs Center in southeastern San Diego. Seating is limited and tickets are $25 per person. Please RSVP by purchasing your ticket today.Join our Civic Engagement Initiatives mailing list to be among the first to receive news on how to nominate a local woman to honor at this month's breakfast and to learn more about upcoming events.Special thanks to our RISE Urban Breakfast Club Presenting Sponsor, San Diego Gas & Electric.