SAN BERNARDINO, CA- On Saturday, January 13, Youth Action Project (YAP) will host a YAP TALKS event in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to educate the community and youth on his philosophies and teachings while promoting an action-based response to continue his legacy and service. The event will take place at the San Bernardino Family YMCA from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
The presenters include: Dr. Wil Greer, Professor Monica Stockhausen, and Pastor Laquetta Bush-Simmons. The speakers will deliver 20 minute speeches that connect the philosophies of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to current issues experienced by San Bernardino community members and its youth.
Following the YAP TALKS, attendees are encouraged to join in a community service project centered around the issue of homelessness in San Bernardino. Volunteers will assemble 500 “Necessity Bags” that include personal hygiene products for the homeless community in San Bernardino. Volunteers will also prepare 500 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to feed the homeless community as well.
Youth Action Project is excited to host a community event that not only remembers and honors the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., but galvanizes a diverse group of people to give back and make a positive difference.
For more information or to RSVP, please visit www.youthactionproject.org/latest-news.