On Thursday, February 27, Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer is hosting his 10th annual Black History Month celebration at Jacob Riis Neighborhood Settlement, located at 10-25 41st Avenue.
The event will run from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., with music by DJ Hank and live performances from Own IT Dance and the PS 111 choir.
Refreshments will be served. RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 718-383-9566.
The celebration will honor the following community leaders:
- New York State Senator James Sanders
- Patricia Robinson, Vice President of Operations, Hot 97/WBLS
- Chief Malcolm Moore, FDNY
- Chief Rodney Harrison, NYPD
- Bernadette Nation, Executive Director of Emergency Response Unit and Intergovernmental Services
- K Bain, Founding Director, 696 Build Queensbridge
- Aleeia Abraham-Toussaint, Founder, The BlaQue Resource Network
- Sam Sneed, Founder, Strickly Skills “Back to School Book Bag Drive”
- Niaya Johnson, Co-President, PS 76
- Crystal Thrower, Vice President, PSA 9 Police Community Council