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‘National Council of Negro Women’ Unveils Dorothy Height Forever Stamp During Ceremony This Saturday

VICTORVILLE, CA- This Saturday, May 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. the National Council of Negro Women will be unveiling the ‘Dorothy Height Forever Stamp’. The ceremony will be taking place at the Hawthorne Suites located at 11750 Dunia Road in Victorville.

Dorothy Height was a civil rights and women’s rights activist focused primarily on improving the circumstances of and opportunities for African American women.

One of Height’s major accomplishments at the YMCA was directing the integration of all its centers in 1946. She also established its Center for Racial Justice in 1965, which she ran until 1977. In 1957, Height became the president of the National Council of Negro Women.

Through the center and the council, she became one of the leading figures of the Civil Rights Movement. Height worked with Martin Luther King Jr., A. Philip Randolph, Roy Wilkins, Whitney Young, John Lewis, and James Farmer, also known as the “Big Six” of the Civil Rights Movement, on different campaigns and initiatives.

San Bernardino Public Library Presents ‘Kinderwise’

SAN BERNARDINO, CA- San Bernardino Public Library will host a free performance by Kinderwise at the Rowe Branch Library at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 22. This is the first day of our Summer Reading Program and is the first program in our busy summer of activities.

Kinderwise is an interactive high-energy musical stage production that presents the topics of love, friendship, imagination, and getting along with others, seen through the eyes of Sparkelina (a magical doll), Busybee (a giant bee), and Sophie (a pink elephant).  Join the world of Kinderwise as the dynamic trio suddenly find themselves in the human world. Throughout their magical journey of singing, dancing, comedic skits, outrageous props and interactivity through the help of audience SUPERHEROES, they soon learn how to get along in this wonderful new world.

Kinderwise is the brainchild of a husband and wife team based in Los Angeles.  They noticed that much of what they taught their child could be described as the How-To’s of Life!  They wanted to present a comprehensive list of topics in a way that children would find entertaining enough to read over and over. The first three books of their bilingual emotional intelligence series are intended to help children with the development of empathy, self-awareness, and illustrate simple ways of getting along with others.  These books will be available for purchase at the show.

This free family performance is sponsored by the Friends of the San Bernardino Public Library. For more information call the library at 909-883-3411 or visit www.sbpl.org or  https://www.facebook.com/SBPLfriends/

San Bernardino Pastors United Takes Back Our Streets

SAN BERNARDINO, CA- San Bernardino Pastors United (SBPU) is Taking Back our Streets on June 10 at the next enormous community block party.  They are taking a stance against the increasing gang active and other senseless violent crimes in our City.  The Churches of San Bernardino stand together as a united front to REVIVE the communities within San Bernardino and the surrounding areas. “We cannot let poverty, crime or violence define us.  SBPU believes in greater works as stated in John 14:12, as it is our goal to serve 10,000 families.  SBPU is encouraging everyone to come out and join us at San Bernardino High School.”

SBPU is planning to bless the community as they plan on giving away free food, free groceries, free shoes, free backpacks for kids, free clothes and free health checks.  There will also be other organizations helping to bless the community. 

They encourage people to contact SBPU either by phone, email or at their website www.sbpastorsunited.org and pre-register for the free giveaways.  They are asking the community to join them as they bring “Healing, Change, and Progress” to the City of San Bernardino.

For more information call 909-353-7977 or email sbpastorsunited@gmail.com.