21 серпня 2013 р.

The 50th Anniversary of Dr. King’s famous “I Have a Dream Speech.” event

The United States Embassy would like to invite you to attend a speech on the U.S. civil rights movement and the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the 50th Anniversary of Dr. King’s famous “I Have a Dream Speech.”  The talk will be given by Tyrone Parker, an American civil rights activist and the founder and Executive Director of the Alliance of Concerned Men (ACM).  The Alliance of Concerned Men is an award-winning non-profit organization whose goal is to save the lives of at-risk youth residing in high crime areas of the Washington D.C. metropolitan area.  Since 1991, ACM has been providing community services to families and children at risk and in crisis throughout the Washington metropolitan area.

Tyrone Parker has also served on the staff of the D.C. Housing Authority, in the D.C. Department of Corrections, and as a volunteer mentor with several youth agencies.  Mr. Parker has testified on juvenile justice before Congress, including on the subject of expanding opportunities for community and neighborhood partnerships and on the District of Columbia’s ban on handguns. 

Mr. Parker has been featured in documentary films including “Across the River,” on major television networks in the U.S., Japan, Canada, England and Australia, as well as being featured on the front pages of the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Washington Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Chicago Herald.  His organization was featured in U.S. News & World Report and Reader’s Digest magazine for its powerful impact on the lives of young men and women in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan communities.  He was selected Washingtonian of the Year in 2004 by Washingtonian Magazine.

Where:  Hyatt Hotel, Paris Room, ul. Alla Tarasova 5, Kyiv
When:   Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 5.00pm. 
Registration:   Please share this invitation with your friends and colleagues.  We would appreciate you letting us know that you will come by emailing
PashnyakIM@state.gov by Tuesday, August 27.   Even if you have not registered, we welcome your attendance. 
Translation:   This event will be in English with simultaneous translation into Ukrainian.