SOUTHEASTERN NC (WECT) - The Countywide Community Development Corporation (CCDC) Committee on the Arts and Humanities has formed a Southeastern Five County Committee, who were recipients of the Julian Rosenwald Fund (designed to bring education to southern African Americans).
Together, members of the committee are joining together as regional partners to facilitate a Community Initiative, “Celebrating The Dream” 50th Anniversary of the Signing of The 1964 Civil Rights Act.
CCDC’s Socio-economic Committee hosted a Community Leadership and Inter-Faith Roundtable Luncheon to outline the initiative objectives and events.
The luncheon was held on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 11:30 am at Union Missionary Baptist Church, 2711 Princess Place Drive in Wilmington.
The guest speakers were Rev. Dr. Staccato Powell of Grace AME Zion Church Raleigh, NC and Rabbi Robert Waxman of the B’nail Israel Synagogue Wilmington, North Carolina.