The Kids League (TKL) celebrates its 2-year anniversary at an annual gala event on Monday, November 28 at West 83rd in New York City. TKL has been busy planning amazing programs and workshops for underserved communities and kids in New York City. The goal is to continue to enable kids to the arts and culture the City has to offer and also expose them to new experiences. Through the organization, they continue to encourage and promote the exercise of a healthy mind, body and spiritual growth, while instilling self- empowerment and awareness to kids between the ages of 4-18 years old.
The annual TKL Gala raises monies to support the programs and workshops for TKL participants and tickets can be purchased for $100. Please email TheKidsLeague@TheKidsLeague.net for more information.
“Paying it forward gives me the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others. The Kids League has a proven track record of success and with the help of the community, corporate sponsors and dedicated support staff, we will continue to change the world, one kid at a time,” says Surayya Barbee, The Kids League Executive Director.
This year’s event will be hosted by Black Enterprise Magazine’s Daron Pressley and the art exhibit will be curated by Mashonda Tifrere. The illustrious list of honorees this year are Tamika D. Mallory (Civil Rights Leader), Rolanda Telesford (Community Activist), Jerry Migdol (Friends of Public School Harlem), Anthony Wells (President, SSEU Local 371), Dr. Victor Seltzer (Project Redirect) and Topeka Sam (President, The LOHM).
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