Rev. Francys Johnson, President of the Georgia NAACP, will give the keynote address at this year's Justice Fest! You are invited to come enjoy an extraordinary afternoon of heavy hors d’oeuvre, singing, and presentations by community leaders. The purpose of this event is to create awareness of our community efforts to raise low wages and obtain health benefits. Dr. Maurice Daniels will receive the Dr. Ray MacNair Lifetime Achievement Award at this wonderful event. Tickets are $20 and will go to support the continued work of the Economic Justice Coalition. You can get tickets at Wilson's Barber Shop and Weaver D's. You can also e-mail EJC at EJCathensga@gmail.com or call us at (706) 549-1142 and we'll get you a ticket!
LIVE MUSIC + POETRY + RAFFLE + MORE $5 cover at the door. All proceeds donated to EJC! Doors open at 7pm. Show starts at 8pm. The Economic Justice Coalition (EJC) promotes justice for workers and builds avenues for workers to succeed Athens, GA is home to a large population of working poor people. They go to work everyday, in most cases to more than one job, but still cannot afford to cover basic human needs. EJC works tirelessly to support low wage workers and secure a living wage! For more information about EJC and to make online donations, please visit: www.economicjusticecoalition.org Confirmed performers: Dance: V.I.P Youth Performance Group: http://mokahjohnsonedu.com/vip-girls-program Hip Hop: awesomeNdynamic http://www.awesomendynamic.com/ https://www.reverbnation.com/awesomendynamic Black Nerd Ninja: https://www.reverbnation.com/Blacknerd https://www.facebook.com/Blacknerdninja-156884401035621/ T.E.A.M. SS: https://m.facebook.com/profile.php?id=636443429833894 Ricky Simone: The Hip Hop Activist: https://www.soundcloud.com/ricky-simone https://www.facebook.com/RickySimone Versatyle tha Wildchyld: https://www.reverbnation.com/versatylethawildchyld R & B: Repunza The Singer: https://www.reverbnation.com/repunza Spoken Word: Shedrick Barnett: https://www.facebook.com/shedrickbarnettwordsbybarnett Life the Griot: https://m.facebook.com/lifethegriot Maggie Zurawski, UGA http://www.litmuspress.org/companion-animal/ https://www.english.uga.edu/directory/772/detail Thank you to our sponsors: UGA Graduate and Professional Scholars (GAPS); State Representative Spencer Frye and UndertheRainbow (UTR). Thank you Hendershot's for providing the space again this year.
Ricky Simone: The Hip Hop Activist has been selected once again as one of the entertainers for Atlanta Pride for the Bud Light Stage! This year it's all about supporting my trans brothers and sisters. I will perform a song I wrote to them then I will be participating in the Trans March. Please come out and support my special set dedicated to our trans sisters and brothers!
Ricky Simone: The Hip Hop Activist will perform and present information to students enrolled in SOWK 2156. Social Work with Diverse Populations
Ricky Simone: The Hip Hop Activist will be a panelist and performer at the SOULA WOMEN EMPOWERMENT SUMMIT . This event is from 5-9pm. Performances start at 8pm. The summit is designed to inspire change and rejuvenate your spirit. Attendees will receive tips and advice on health/beauty, parenting, and relationships. We will also offer an empowerment session for mothers and daughters (girls 12 & up welcomed). In addition, there will be guest speakers, live performances, and a wonderful dinner will be served. It's time to make a change. https://www.facebook.com/events/520456871437129/
Sounds Like: Queen Latifah, MC Lyte
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Ricky Simone: The Hip Hop Activist is a Black lesbian human rights activist. She performs hip hop music & poetry with thought provoking content intending to inspire love and the liberation of op...See Full Bio