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Center City Jazz Festival Founder Ernest Stuart is Today’s Honoree

Now entering its eighth year, this year’s Center City Jazz Festival takes place in Philadelphia on Saturday, April 27 from 1:00 to 7:00 PM. The event can certainly be considered a success, judging by the fact that it has sold … Continue reading

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Ken Opaleke the Director of the West Broadway Youth Outreach is Today’s Honoree

Ken Opaleke is the Director of the West Broadway Youth Outreach. Ken has worked tirelessly for over 20 years with inner city kids to develop their skills & abilities to reach their full potential. His enthusiasm, energy & passion for … Continue reading

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Today’s Honoree is Barbara “Bobbie” Minton

If there’s a teacher more inspirational than Barbara Minton, I’ve yet to hear of her. I’ve had the honor of seeing her positively influence hundreds of underprivileged kids through her teaching and multiple nonprofit programs she’s set up. Bobbie works … Continue reading

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Today’s Honoree is Rebecca Constantino

As a graduate student, Rebecca Constantino studied the role of the school and community libraries in inner-city communities, and, later, the disparity of access to books in school libraries in the Los Angeles area.¬† Instead of simply examining the problem, … Continue reading

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