January 27, 2020 (Delmarva Peninsula) - HR 1242 Resilience Project calls for action on the Hill to introduce the Harriet Tubman Waterway Act. We all know Harriet Tubman, more than ever before, this legislation is another part of the healing process and to honor a female pioneer that amplified the struggle for justice, equality and freedom. Let's do this together in love and solidarity.
January 27, 2020 (New York) - At the United Nations Headquarters, Equatorial Guinea Permanent Mission to the United Nations, Second Secretary, Isabel Avomo Sima, representing H.E. Ambassador Anatolio Ndong Mba, stand in solidarity against hate and antisemitism with Rabbi Joe Potasnik, Executive Vice President of New York Board of Rabbis, Rev. Dr. William Shillady, CEO, City Society, and Don Victor Mooney, President of H.R. 1242 Resilience Project. Among other things, Equatorial Guinea just completed a successful two-year term on the United Nations Security Council as a non-permanent representative.
January 27, 2020 (New York) - 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the ending of the Second World War, and the ending of the Holocaust. The Holocaust Remembrance theme, 75 years after Auschwitz - Holocaust Education and Remembrance for Global Justice", reflects the continued importance, 75 years after the Holocaust, of collective action against antisemitism and other forms of bias to ensure respect for the dignity and human rights of all people everywhere.
January 27, 2020 (New York) - HR 1242 Resilience Project President, Don Victor Mooney, joined many at the UN Holocaust Remembrance exhibition. This exhibit chronicled the story of antisemitism, resilience of Jews seeking freedom, and a loud voice of "Never Again." One of those heroes was Simon Wiesenthal, a survivor of the Nazi death camps, dedicated his life to documenting the crimes of the Holocaust and to hunting down the perpetrators still at large. His work stands as a reminder and a warning for future generations.
January 27, 2020 (New York) The Permanent Memorial called the Arc of Return marks the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. This outdoor exhibit is located on the United Nations Visitors Plaza. People everywhere can contemplate the legacy of the slave trade and to fight against racism and prejudice today. Don Victor Mooney, was the first African-American to follow one of the transatlantic slave routes his ancestors endured by rowboat from Africa to New York, a 21 month journey.
January 20, 2020 (Salisbury, Maryland) - With a capacity crowd attending Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration, those gathering shared their support for the Harriet Tubman Waterway Act. Harriet Tubman spirit of resilience was on the main course for MLK breakfast.
January 20, 2020 (Salisbury, Maryland) - Harriet Tubman descendants were among the many that signed the banner in support of Harriet Tubman Waterway Act at the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 34th Annual "Youth Activity" Celebration at Wicomico Youth & Civic Center.
At some point, the banner and other items will be presented to local officials. Harriet Tubman legacy is well and alive in the State of Maryland. Governor Larry Hogan has proclaimed 2020 as the Year of the Woman in Maryland.
January 20, 2020 (Salisbury, Maryland) - At the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 34th Annual "Youth Activity" Celebration at Wicomico Youth & Civic Center, sponsored by Salisbury High School Association, Don Victor Mooney, President HR 1242 Resilience Project was the events motivational speaker.
Mooney spoke on the topic of never giving up, unity, and asked the audience what Harriet Tubman means to them. He later encourage the audience to support the Harriet Tubman Waterway Act.
January 20, 2020 (Cambridge, Maryland) - At the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast, sponsored by Dorchester County NAACP Branch, the Mayor of Cambridge, Victoria Jackson-Stanley lends her support for the Harriet Tubman Waterway Act.
She's the first female and the first African American elected as Mayor of Cambridge. It is her belief that civic involvement is the key to a community's success.
January 20, 2020 (Cambridge, Maryland) - At the Dorchester County Branch NAACP MLK Prayer Breakfast, Sheree Sample-Hughes, Speaker Pro Tem for the Maryland House of Delegates lends support for Harriet Tubman Waterway Act.
In solidarity, she was joined by Ivory Smith, Worchester NAACP President, and Rev. John Moore, Philanthropy and Engagement for United Way of Delaware who was the MLK keynote speaker.
January 20, 2020 (Cambridge, Maryland) - With Worcester NAACP enduring support, key congressional aides voice their support at Dorchester County Branch NAACP Prayer Breakfast. "We are going to do our best to get this legislation introduced", said Melissa Kelly, Eastern Shore Regional Director for Chris Van Hollen, US Senator for Maryland.
January 20, 2020 (Cambridge, Maryland) - HR 1242 Resilience Project President, Don Victor Mooney presents a memento he carried across the Atlantic Ocean from Africa to New York aboard his rowboat, the Spirit of Malabo, was presented to Dorchester County NAACP President, Mr. James Pinkett. The Master of Ceremony for MLK Prayer Breakfast, Mr. Greg Meekins, Exalted Ruler, Dorchester Lodge #233, was by his side.
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