Sasha Bruce

Peace and Power: Fulfilling John Lewis’ Legacy

August 27, 2020 | 7:30 PM ET

Join us for a virtual discussion to reflect on the life of Representative John Lewis and how youth can leverage their voice and power to fulfill his legacy. The discussion will feature a moderated panel with formerly homeless youth leaders and will focus on their vision for building a more equitable society.

This panel is part of a Courageous Conversations Series at Sasha Bruce Youthwork aimed at providing youth experiencing homelessness with a platform in which to elevate topics of importance to them.

“Let the spirit of peace and power of everlasting love be your guide.”

Speakers include: 
DaeJanae Day, Chair, Prince George’s County Youth Action Board and a former Sasha Bruce resident

David Baker, Youth Systems Navigator at the YMCA-San Diego County and member of the National Network for Youth’s Advisory Board

Christina Jones, Resident at SBY’s Independent Living Program and Lukey Kaempfer scholar, and graduate student at Howard University. 

Dr. Carlene ReidEducator (Special Education & Early Childhood Education) and community activist

Guests are encouraged to watch, John Lewis: Good Trouble, in advance of the conversation. Click here to watch the film on demand (choose “unlock now” to purchase tickets). A portion of all tickets purchased through this link directly benefits Sasha Bruce Youthwork.

Enjoy baked goods during the event prepared by Tawonda Boyd of Sweet Treats DMV. A 15% discount is offered to all event attendees with a $50 minimum order.

Thank you to our event partners: Community Impact Council, National Network for Youth, and Washington Interfaith Network

Thank you New West Studios

For more information and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Daniel Rico at drico@sashabruce.org or at (202) 597-5554.