City of Davis in partnership with Davis Media Access

The City of Davis partners with Davis Media Access on special events on occassion.  Please enjoy the episodes presented.

The 23rd annual City of Davis Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

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 “Justice Everywhere: Speaking Up For JUSTICE in a Climate of Intolerance” 
 
Commemorating the life and accomplishments of Dr. King for civil rights, peace and nonviolence.   
 
Featuring:
Keynote speaker Garth Lewis, musician Aleta Ballinger, children of the Parents of African American Children Davis group,  a talk by Jessa Rae Growing Thunder, musician Marque Cass, and the Davis Freedom Singers.
 
Recorded January 16, 2017 at the Davis Varsity Theater by Davis Media Access.

The 2016 Davis 1,000 Mentors for Youth Challenge Kickoff

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DJUSD and the City of Davis are launching their joint initiatiave - the 2016 Davis 1,000 Mentors for Youth Challenge. Mentors of all ages are invited to join this community cause and help reach and support school-aged children.

The goal is to have a minimum of 1,000 new volunteers supporting Davis youth by year's end.  Please join us in the New Year by meeting this new challenge: 1,000 Mentors for Youth.

The 22nd Annual City of Davis Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

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Honoring Black Lives Matter:  The Movement Continues.  Recorded by Davis Media Access on Monday, January 18, 2016 at the Varsity Theatre.  

Welcome with Mandell Davis, Human Relations Commission.

Music with James Williams, Ron Goldberg.

Story Telling with Gloria Jones.

Poetry with Vanar Sena Pathshala.

Key Note Presentation  "From Selma to Ferguson: Criminal Justice is a Civil Right" with Natasha Minsker, Director of ACLU California Center for Advocacy & Policy.

Closing with Davis Freedom Singers, and Freedom March.


The 21st Annual City of Davis Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

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The celebration consists of the speech, presentations and music from vocalists and bands starting at 10:30 a.m. at the Varsity Theatre, 616 Second St. It is brought to the community by the city of Davis and the Davis Human Relations Commission.  The Rev. Tim Malone, the campus community outreach minister for UC Davis and director of the Broderick Christian Center in West Sacramento, was keynote speaker at the event.

Breaking the Silence of Racism

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On Saturday December 1, the City of Davis Human Relations Commission will sponsor an event entitled, “Breaking the Silence of Racism,”  which will take place from 1pm to 3pm in Community Chambers, 23 Russell Blvd.

Community members are invited to share their recent experiences and thoughts regarding racist incidents in the Davis community and ask questions of a panel comprised of local leaders and officials.