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The New Legacy:
Arts & Social Reconstruction
Town Hall Style Forum

In an effort to bring social awareness and opportunity for change to the national and global communities, The New Legacy Project Team has assembled a panel of dance and music artists, dance historians as well as well respected community leaders to present , "Dancing In the New Legacy": The Arts and Social Reconstruction. This "town hall" style community interactive forum will include intergenerational discussion about how dance and music is, has been and can be used to visually provide peaceful social conflict resolution and improve international social relations (including improving international entrepreneurship/commerce and bridging gap between African Americans and Indigenous Africans) that plague our world today. This panel (along with dance performance and healthy mind/body workshops) will be presented in academic environments as well as dance institutions and legislative/governmental locations and will be open to the community.

Esteemed invited panelists include: Legendary Choreographer/ Tony Award Winner, Dr. George Faison, Emmy Award winning choreographer/ dancer, Wyatt Jackson, Yasuko Tokunaga (internationally renown Dance Historian); Mrs. Naomi King, (President, AD King Foundation); Humanitarian/award winning civil rights activist, (CEO of the AD King Foundation), Dr. Babs Onabanjo; Internationally renown Poet, Educator and Development Consultant, W. Calvin Anderson, M.Ed; Carol Lloyd, CEO, The Dunham Institute (Atlanta), Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet Dancer, Ebony Williams; internationally renown playwright, ; Dianne Walker (Tap dance legend/ "Mother of Tap"); World renown award-winning breakdance pioneers, Honey Rockwell (inspiration for the movie "Honey") and Orko Romero as well as other community involved artists and leaders.