Thanks for making Mother’s Day for Peace 2014 a great success!
Our deep gratitude goes out to everyone who supported Mother's Day for Peace 2014 and helped us celebrate inspiring organizers, activists, artists and musicians in the community. Scroll down for a photo gallery and special videos for our award honorees. To learn more about the keynote speaker, artists, award honorees, emcee and the new Mother's Day for Peace logo, check out the Mother's Day for Peace 2014 Program book.
Special thanks to:
Na'Taki Osborne Jelks
ARTISTS PERFORMING FOR PEACE AND JUSTICE:
Soul Sista's Juke Joint founder and MD4P Co-Artistic DirectorKemi Bennings; Acclaimed pianist and pop-soul vocalist, Chanda Leigh; Roswell High School Teacher of the Year and Lamda Book Award Finalist Megan Volpert; Son de Atlanta which includes Cuban vocalists Judith Rodés and Lisset Rodés as well as pianist Karen Shipp, founder of Kairos and Mezcla’o; Alternate ROOTS maven, WonderRoot board member and Carapace regular Shannon Turner; prolific painter of reflections on women’s experience in machismo culture Marco Razo; and leader of the Sierra Student Coalition’s Summer Grassroots Leadership Training Program Emma French who will be playing with The Local Ingredients.
2014 MD4P AWARD HONOREES:
Ed Arnold Environmental Justice Award: Cee Cee Anderson
Political Empowerment Award: Helen Butler
Peace and Justice Award: Dianne Mathiowetz
Faithful Servant Award: Roberto Moraes, In Memoriam
2014 MD4P Planning Committee:
Flo Dawson, Committee Co-Chair, Pat Walsh, Committee Co-Chair, Kemi Bennings, Co-Artistic Director, Dee Nalam, Co-Artistic Director, Carol Tveit , Stage Manager, Cynthia Neal Spence, Spelman College, Martha Rees, Agnes Scott College, Ebony Barley, Penny BernathTonja Bryant, Genny Castillo, Katie Graham, Mary Hooks, Emilia Kaiser, Aleta McDaniel, Becky Rafter, Dianne Valentin