Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Sharon J. Lettman-Hicks
36th ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
Monday, January 18, 2016
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Christ Chapel, Gettysburg College
Keynote Speaker: Sharon J. Lettman-Hicks, executive director, National Black Justice Coalition
Music: Morgan State University Choir and the Gettysburg Children's Choir
Also featuring a prelude performance by the Biglerville High School Jazz Band (6:30 p.m.) and presentation of the Living the Dream Award. Admission is free and the public is invited. A freewill offering will be taken to support the Adams County Career Aid Project, which provides need-based financial aid to Adams County students.
Throughout her career, Sharon J. Lettman-Hicks has been known as a master strategist and a forward-thinker on matters concerning the African American community. In January 2014, President Barack Obama named her to the President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans. Sharon has been recognized for her vision, innovation, entrepreneurial spirit, political savvy, and strategic communications skills on various issues ranging from economic empowerment and education to voting and human rights. She has unequivocally exhibited her ability to form cohesive leadership teams within organizations and build collaborative advocacy coalitions among diverse stakeholders. A nationally recognized leader, Sharon thrives on challenges and seeks to develop leadership in others.
Sponsored by the MLK Jr. Celebration Committee, SCCAP's Adams County Career Aid Project