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The Emergence Community Arts Collective presents the 6th Annual In Honor Of: Celebrating Community Service In Pleasant Plains / Park View

  • The Howard University Blackburn Center (map)

The unique history of our center at 733 Euclid St. NW is the basis for our annual fundraising event honoring those giving service in our community today.  “In Honor Of” (formerly known as ‘In Her Honor’)celebrates ECAC's ancestral connections and will also recognize six dedicated community members.   This year’s honorees, nominated and selected through a community process, will be:

Lydia Curtis, Founder and Director of Sadiki Educational Safaris

Tanzania Fair, Youth Leadership and Advocacy

Tamika White, President, Park Morton Resident Council

Darren Jones, President, Pleasant Plains Civic Association

William Jordan, Community Development Strategist

Clarence “Buddy” Moore, Park View Community Activist


We hope you will support this landmark event to help further our mission to maintain a sustainable community center, affordable activities and empowered community members.  You can find out more at

The specifics:

  • Date: Tuesday May 24, 2016
  • Time: 6:00pm
  • Location: The Howard University Blackburn Center Ballroom
  • Dress: Business casual
  • Food: Lite Fare
  • Cost: $35; There are no ticket sales at the door

Purchase tickets online at  or send a check made out to ECAC to 733 Euclid St. NW, Washington DC 20001. 

Special Discount: Members of the Pleasant Plains Civic Association (PPCA), and anyone attending the next PPCA meeting on Saturday April 9th at 12:00 at the Banneker Recreation Center (2500 Georgia Avenue) will receive a $10 discount on In Honor Of tickets.  Two tickets will also be raffled at that meeting.

Support This Event!

If you can’t attend but would like to support this event, pleasepurchase a sponsor ticket via  This contribution is tax deductible.

Sponsorships and ad space are available as well.  Visit!sponsor/c24nt for more info.

Questions? Call (202) 462-2285

Thanks for your support – you won’t be disappointed