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Resilient Connections BRIDGE 10th Anniversary Gala
Multicultural BRIDGE provides social and justice education, community organizing and building and advocacy for all ages. We believe in building on the positive aspects of community while working towards equity and justice for all. These auction items were donated in support of our mission from our friends and partners and folks that believe in safety and trust in communities. We are trusted trainers, advocates, and advisors. Join us in the work! And show us the love and appreciation for those that work tirelessly towards justice! It takes the VILLAGE! Come join us!
About BRIDGE (Multicultural BRIDGE)
Friday, July 6th, 2018
BRIDGE is a grassroots organization dedicated to catalyzing change and integration through promoting mutual respect and understanding.
Since 2007, BRIDGE has been “promoting mutual understanding and respect among diverse groups serving as a resource to both local institutions and the community at large. We serve as catalysts for change and integration through collaboration, education, training, dialogue, fellowship and advocacy."
Join us for live music & entertainment with Wanda Houston & Rodney Mashia and a short 10-min. play by Steve Somkin, and delicious Berkshire treats.
Come show your support for our local Berkshire community with BRIDGE, as we celebrate the legacy and impact of BRIDGE’s first 10 years as a transformative social organization and lets map out the next decade of movement building.
$125, $100 tickets with ad purchase or auction donation, Group Rates available. 5:30 PM
Opening Address by Senator Adam Hinds
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Tracey Benson of University of North Carolina
Remarks by State Rep Smitty Pignatelli
Play " A Little Hate" by Steve Somkin
Music by Wanda Houston and Rodney Mashia
Dance by Youth Alive
Blessing by Rev. Sheila Sholes-Ross
Honorary Gala Committee: Dr. Tracey Benson of University of North Carolina (keynote speaker), Rev. Cornell Brooks, Esq. Former National NAACP President (with wife Janet Brooks), Dr. Peggy McIntosh of SEEDS and Wellesley Center for Women, John Bissell (with wife Melissa Bissell) Gala Co-Chairs and Greylock Federal Credit Union President and CEO, Dr. Yeou Cheng Ma of Childrens Orchestra Society, Senator Adam Hinds, And Dennis Powell (Berkshire County NAACP President)
Through a 360 degree perspective on community and civic participation, BRIDGE has designed a holistic approach to community and public health. BRIDGE's goal is to impact hearts, minds and behaviors that result in positive cultural shifts and systemic changes in policy, law and practice towards a more just, safe and equitable society.
Live Event Information
Resilient Connections Gala
Celebrating 10 years of Impact
5:30 PM-8:30 PM
5 Prospect Hill Rd.
Stockbridge, MA 01262
Berkshire Arts Package
Discounted Galley Bay Antigua Vacation Package