The Knight Breakfast brings together community leaders to celebrate the start of a new United Way campaign.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 18
7:30 A.M. - 9:30 A.M.
3180 WEST MARKET STREET | AKRON
7:30 A.M. Doors open
7:45 A.M. Breakfast buffet
8:30 A.M. Program begins
9:30 A.M. Closing
Brent Leggs is the executive director of the $70 million African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund at the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Senior Advisor and Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Preservation of Civil Rights Sites. Brent authored Preserving African American Historic Places and led efforts to establish the Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument. From his work to protect NY’s Madam C. J. Walker’s Villa Lewaro, NC’s Nina Simone’s Childhood Home, and other national places important in American history, he promotes the equitable interpretation and restoration of our nation’s historic landmarks as a tool for racial equity and economic justice.
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