In honor of Black History Month, please join the African-American Community and JCC Beacon Program at I.S. 49 on Thursday, February 27, 2020 to shine a light on the work of the following Community Service Leaders and changemakers in the borough of Staten Island:

– Community Service Award
*Making A Difference
Outstanding Vision-Outstanding Advocacy
 
Robert Perkins, Regional Manager – Edge-ucator, Edge Foundation and Outreach Coordinator for the Fatherhood Matters Program provided by United Activities Unlimited who exemplifies dedication, integrity and honorable service to the community and to Staten Island and who have had a transformational effect on the fathers and communities he has serviced.

– Entrepreneurship & Community Service Award
*Making A Difference
Outstanding Service-Outstanding Attitude

Linda Means, Graphic Artist, Owner Mugshots Figment who exemplifies dedication, integrity and honorable service to the community and to Staten Island and who have had a transformational effect on the client and communities she has serviced.

– Youth Community Service Award
*Making A Difference
Outstanding Achievement-Outstanding Volunteer

TBD

This community and cultural event is hosted by and in collaboration with the African-American Community and JCC Beacon Program at I.S. 49 at Berta A. Dreyfus I.S. 49, 101 Warren St, Staten Island, N.Y. 10304 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm.

All are welcome to attend in honoring the triumphs and struggles of African-Americans throughout U.S. history and today’s unsung change makers.

To lend your talent, contact Dorcas Meyers at 917-406-7736 or email, [email protected].

Get Involve!!!

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Vendor: https://www.rocanatural.com/copy-of-black-history-vendors

Volunteer: https://www.rocanatural.com/copy-of-volunteer

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“Use me, God. Show me how to take who I am, who I want to become, And what I can do, And use it for a purpose greater than myself” Said Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.