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Monday, January 21

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: DeRay Mckesson
Civil Rights Activist
Author of On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope
and Community Luncheon

12:00 p.m.
RCC Hunters Woods - the CenterStage
$5 (Reston)/ $10 (Non-Reston)
Tickets sold through the CenterStage Box Office or online.

 

 Mckesson_bookDeRay Mckesson is an organizer, activist and educator focused primarily on issues of innovation, equity and justice. Spurred by the death of Michael Brown and the subsequent protests in Ferguson, MO, Mckesson has become a leading voice in the effort to confront the systems and structures that led to the mass incarceration and police killings of black and other minority populations. Mckesson’s newly released book On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope will be available for purchase before and after his keynote address, and the author will sign books following the community lunch.


ESPECIALLY FOR YOUTH

11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. 
RCC Hunters Woods - Community Room
6-12 Years Old • Free • Registration Required • 704750-8A

 
You may register your school age child (first – sixth grade) to participate in activities at RCC. Children should be registered in advance. Limited on-site registration will be available on the day of the event; however all forms must be completed in their entirety. Children will rotate through a series of activities including a performance, an age-appropriate video, and arts and crafts. All activities will be based on the history of Dr. King and the Civil Rights Movement.