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SKATE Don’t HATE!
June 1, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
In Martin Luther King Park, Free ‘ Outdoor Skate for the ENTIRE family, to spread a message of PEACE & LOVE, before we head into the summer months, where gun violence increase, and our young people are murdered at an even higher rate…
Women Against Violence Everywhere & 716 Rollers in Collaboration with The Girls Sports Foundation, Buffalo COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, Elim’s Girls 2 Women Mentoring, Ladies Let’s Be Real outreach, She Rose Organization, Rachel’s Experience, as well as the WNY Peace Center and more…
present the coolest Summer Campaign against Violence!
Roller skating kept a lot of us out of trouble and from engaging in self destructive behaviors, and we want to share with the entire community, the positive effects of roller skating!!!
*We will have FREE Breakfast and Lunch, at the Charles Drew Science Academy school at their Saturday academy, which will include activities and SWIMMING 10am- 1pm. The Science museum will also be open and FREE for everyone who attends.
*We will have over 600 FREE rental skates for those who need them.( YOU MUST sign a WAIVER before skating)
*We will have performances on the MAYORS stage, along with messages from community leaders and peers, who will.share messages against violence and how it impacts the community, in an effort to decrease youth violence .
*We will have 3 local DJs : DJ SHAD, DJALL STARR & DJ EZ ED.
*We have collaborated with Ladies Let’s Be Real to have a clothing give-away , so we are looking for gently used clothes, mostly for children, but we will take anything. See Lady Patricia Wideman with your donations.
*We also have a SKATE DONT HATE, Poster contest.
We are encouraging organizations to come together and create the dopest poster and enter the contest. The posters are illustrated messages against violence, that encourage Peace & Love. Posters will be hanging within MLK Park.
*There will be vendors and a concession stand.
**We ARE soooooo excited!!!!!!!!
*To volunteer or set up a vendor table, inbox Tracy Bolton Adams,
For performances on the Mayor’s stage, or share your message AGAINST violence. .
See Marilyn Young, you may also email [email protected], and put in the subject line SKATE don’t HATE!
Heyyyyyyy, June 1, @11am-4pm its SKATING in The Park!