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Community Continues Honoring San Diego Civil Rights Leaders
Broadway Heights Community Council | April 2023
The neighborhood unveiled two more busts of the civil rights heroes installed at the Martin Luther King Jr. Promenade on Tiffin Ave. The sculptures shown were Rosa Parks and Dr. Shirley Weber.
Broadway Heights Community Council Feeding Their Own
April 1, 2023
On April 1, 2023, Broadway Heights Community Council sponsored a neighborhood food distribution. Included in the packages were fresh meats, fresh produce and dry goods.
We are very grateful to the North Park Apostolic Church of Lemon Grove, CA and South Park Christian Center of National City, CA for their generous donations of fresh produce and dry goods, to enhance this special event. A special shoutout to our own residents, Thresia Route and Patricia Jones for facilitating these generous donations.
BLACK HISTORY MONTH AND BUSTS UNVEILING CEREMONY
Feb 4, 2023
On Saturday, February 4, 2023, Broadway Heights Community Council gathered to celebrate Black History Month with a Busts Unveiling Ceremony. We honored two worthy heroines: nationally known, Ms. Rosa Parks and California Secretary of State, Dr. Shirley Weber.
Present at this historical event were our state and local governmental officers, proud residents of the Broadway Heights neighborhood, along with families, friends, the MLK Gospel Choir, a guest soloist and members of our trusted community partnerships.
The busts of Ms. Rosa Parks and Dr. Shirley Weber were permanently placed on the iconic, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Smart Technology Promenade, a space that is reserved for representations of contributors to human and Civil rights. When people pass by each bronze bust, we want them to feel emboldened and inspired to live out our council’s motto, “Each One Teach One.”
Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration
January 15, 2023
On January 15, 2023, Broadway Heights Community Council gathered to celebrate Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday with a Wreath Laying Ceremony and Remembrance! This memorable celebration was held on the MLK Jr. Promenade, in the heart of our beloved community. The wreath was laid by Military Officer, Dominique Robinson. We were presented with inspirational songs by Sterling Tran and famous quotes by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
The featured speaker was Pastor Eric Miller, Senior Pastor of True Vine Missionary Baptist Church of San Diego. Pastor Miller shared his personal experience of marching with Dr. King in Memphis, Tennessee. During the historic Sanitation Strike.
Broadway Heights Community Council Presents "Christmas on the MLK Promenade."
December 10, 2022
This was an incredible evening of laughter and joy. There was caroling, pizza, hot chocolate, desserts, dancing, and a visit from Santa. The council provided gifts for each child, even gifts that they may share with a parent. It was another example of Broadway Heights Community Council loving on their “beloved community.”