Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Municipal Council members, deputy Mayor of Community Engagement Jacqueline Quiles, Newark Celebration 350, and La Casa de Don Pedro on of Newark's premier community based social service and community development organizations, will host the 9th Annual Festival de la Familia, Sunday, July 24th from Noon to 5 p.m. on Broadway between Bloomfield Place and Broad Street, in Newark's North Ward, on the Lower Broadway commercial corridor.
In remembrance of Javonte Prothro, 29, murdered in Richmond, California, at 1025 S. 47th Street, on September 19, 2016, Wilson & Kratzer Civic Center Chapel, Richmond, California will celebrate his Legacy to comfort all who has lost a loved one to Gun Violence. An array of tributes/sympathy legacies designed to promote Social Media Public Relations has been set up to express your thoughts by sending flowers, pictures, recording voices, and signing guest book, or lighting a candle is available.
Xpozure Modeling, Xpozure Media & Model World Magazine in association with Success With Teamwork, Online Media Success, JT Talent Enterprises, Runway Prestige, Wear My Vest and Awesome TV presents NYC Live! @ Fashion Week. The event will be Fashion Showcased on September 13, 2016, between 6:00pm to 2:00am located at 605 W. 48th Street, New York, NY between 11th and 12th Avenues.
Mayor Ras J. Baraka will be hosting his 2nd Annual Latin Festival on Sunday, August 7, 2016, on Bloomfield Avenue from Lake Street to Clifton Avenue. Grammy Award-winning sensation Elvis Crespo will be performing at this event, along with offers of traditional foods, 10 live bands, and special guest DJ Alex Sensation from Mega 97.9 FM.
In 2016, more than 100,000 babies will be born across the city, bringing joy, excitement, and optimism to their parents, families and local communities. The City of New York wants to celebrate these brand new New Yorkers and provide their families with key information and resources on how to make their first years healthy and happy.
The Gospel Celebration begins again this year on May 7, 2016. The theme of this year's competition is entitled "Honor Thy Mother" and the competition originated in 1983 under the auspices of the McDonald's Corporation and the McDonald's New York Metro Owner/Operator Association. This year's competition will be even more intense and creative than last year.
Rev. Al Sharpton, Founder, of the National Action Network is hosting their 25th Silver Anniversary National Convention in New York City, NY April 13-16th, 2016. Official registration is still underway to attend or sign up as a delegate for action. All pertinent details regarding this powerhouse of forward-thinkers can be found at the following website: www.nationalactionnetwork.net or by calling 877-626-4651.
Michael J. Feeney, former President of the New York Association of Black Journalist, caught as many dreams as a spider web would allow within 32 years of celebrating yearly milestones. In his last four days of life, Mr. Feeney treasured his many walks of life by tweeting this intimate thought - "What's The Good News About Libra's!" To accommodate the outpouring support on Social Media for Michael's outstanding leadership during 2011-2015, two funeral services will be held.
Mayor Ras J. Baraka and "Believe In Newark Foundation" will partner with the CityPlex 12 Theater, Sunday, December 20, 2015, from Noon to 5 p.m., at 360-394 Springfield Avenue, in the City's Central Ward for a City Wide Toy Giveaway. The Believe in Newark Foundation, Inc. has also partnered with the Hispanic Law Enforcement Association of Essex County, the Vulcan Pioneers, and Newark Bronze Shields to participate in the collection and distribution of toys to Newark youths.
Rev. Al Sharpton and the National Action Network (NAN) will be hosting a "Feed The Hungry" event on Thanksgiving Day. Special guests Marc Morial, President of the National Urban League, NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer, Harold Ford, Jr. and others will join the Rev. Al Sharpton from 11:30 am to 3 pm for an Annual Thanksgiving Day Meal at the House of Justice, 106 West 145th Street, New York, NY.