Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa, the Los Angeles City Council, City Controller, and City Attorney to Hold 2013 African American Month Opening Ceremony

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2013 Theme: Continuing the Dream, African Americans at the Crossroad of Freedom and Equality

Friday, February 8, 2013

We create a new tomorrow by what we dream today -- Barack Obama, President of the United States of America


WHO: Los Angeles City Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa, the Los Angeles City Council, City Controller, and City Attorney, Department of Cultural Affairs, and Our Authors Study Club

WHAT: City to celebrate the 2013 African American Heritage Month Opening Ceremony honoring the contributions and traditions of African Americans.

To attend, please RSVP via voice mail to (213) 922-9767 or via email at SP-RSVP(at)lacity(dot)org, request parking by Monday, February 4, 2013.

WHEN: Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

WHERE:    Los Angeles City Hall, Council Chambers    
200 North Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA

Outside Program        
Fletcher Bowron Square Live Simulcast, Entertainment, Lunch and Light Refreshments
300 N. Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (northeast corner of Temple and Main Streets in Downtown Los Angeles)

VISUALS: During the event, the Mayor will unveil the 2013 African American Heritage Month Calendar and Cultural Guide produced by the Department of Cultural Affairs.

Special thanks to our Sponsors:
Time Warner Cable - Opening Ceremony Presenting Sponsor
ABC7 - Media Sponsor
Disney - Music LA Title Sponsor
Wells Fargo - Poster Competition Sponsor
Media Image Public Relations - Public Relations Sponsor
Coca Cola - Beverage Sponsor
At&t, Toyota, Toyota Financial Services - Ruby Sponsor
Fox Audience Strategy - Emerald Sponsor

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