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Ilyasah Al-Shabazz, Daughter of Malcolm X, Being Honored at Malcolm/King Scholarship Breakfast
Start Date: 2/27/2015Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Date: 2/27/2015
Event Description:



The 25th Annual Malcolm/King​ Scholarship Breakfast 
A Homecoming: Honoring our Founders
 


Guest speaker:

Ilyasah Al-Shabazz

Ilyasah Al-Shabazz is a community organizer, activist, motivational speaker, and author of the critically acclaimed Growing Up X. She is co-editor with Herb Boyd of The Diary of Malcolm X, worked with illustrator, AG Ford, on The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X and co-authored the young adult novel, X with  Kekla Magoon. Ilyasah promotes higher education, interfaith dialogue, and bridge building between cultures for young leaders of the world. She produces The WAKE-UP Tour™, an exclusive youth empowerment program, and participates on international humanitarian delegations. She is the founder of Malcolm X Enterprises and is a Trustee for The Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center.  Ilyasah serves on the Board of the Harlem Symphony Orchestra, is a member of the Arts Committee for the New York City Opera at Lincoln Center, and a Project Advisor for the PBS award-winning documentary, Prince Among Slaves. Ilyasah holds a Master of Science degree in Education and Human Resource Development from Fordham University.

Friday, February 27, 2015
9:00 AM
Dining Hall, 2nd Floor
524 West 59th Street

General Admission $40.00
John Jay Students/Children $20.00
Tables $320.00

Advance ticket purchase is encouraged.

For purchase or questions contact:
MKBreakfast@jjay.cuny.edu or
Yvonne W. Purdie
ypurdie@jjay.cuny.edu or 212.237.8554

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