**ALL PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT DETROIT WORKERS & BUILDERS, 501(C)3 NON-PROFIT!**
Paul Robeson Freedom School and Maxwell Entertainment present…
Welcome To New York City Fundraiser & Party For Detroit Worker’s and Builders
New York, N.Y. – On Friday, March 25, 2016, Brooklyn’s Paul Robeson Freedom School, Maxwell Entertainment and Detroit Workers & Builders welcome Detroit Councilwoman Mary Sheffield to New York City. Come and hear what she has to say about what’s happening in Detroit as well as the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.
Brooklyn’s’ Paul Robeson Freedom School founded by community activist, Rodney Deas provides community outreach activities, events and summer educational programs for middle school students. Detroit Workers and Builders founded by community activist Justin Wedes provides job training and employment opportunities for formerly homeless and unemployed Detroiters committed to rebuilding Detroit. Maxwell Entertainment promotes night club events in the Tristate area for urban professionals who enjoy music from the 80’s and 90’s.
Mary Sheffield is a Detroit Councilwoman and granddaughter of Horace Sheffield Jr., a highly respected Politician and Union Organizer that worked to ensure the inclusion of African Americans in the United Auto Workers Union in the 1930’s and who served as an associate and confidante to many including; industry titan Henry Ford and Vice President Hubert Humphrey. Mary Sheffield is the youngest person ever elected to the Detroit City Council at the age of 26. Her commitment to rebuilding Detroit and passion for justice brings her to New York City to forge alliances and speak out about what is happening in Detroit and Flint, Michigan. Her NYC visit also includes a radio interview on www.cprlive.org on Saturday, March 26th at 7:30 pm.
The March 25, 2016 event will be held at The Taj Lounge located at 48 West 21st Street in Manhattan. Doors open at 5pm. Admission is free until 6:30pm. Two-For-One prices for drinks will be served until 8pm. After 6:30pm admission is $15.00. For more information, call Executive Producer, Rodney Deas at (347) 767 9932. For Tables and Reservations call (212) 620-3033.