Be part of a historic evening under the stars as we celebrate the opening of the

Civil Rights Institute

Outdoor Live Entertainment

Fireworks and live entertainment for the community

Harada House Family

Unsung Heroes

Honoring Inland Empire civil rights history-makers and unsung heroes

Affordable Housing

Celebrating new affordable housing for 72 families

Exhibit

Opening exhibit of “Still I Rise: The Black IE Fight for Justice”

Jose Medina

Dedication of Atrium

Dedication of the Jose Medina Atrium

food truck

Food Trucks

Support local food vendors

Thank You to Our

Partners

Partners

Civil Rights Institute
Fair Housing Logo
Wakeland Logo

Thank You to Our

Naming Donors

Naming Donors 

 

Bank of America Stacked logo
Riverside African American Historical Society
M&L Hong Foundation

Thank You to Our

Sponsors

Major Opening Ceremony Sponsors

 

Bank of America Stacked logo

History – Maker Sponsors

 

Cellar Door Books logo

Media Sponsors

 

KVCR Logo

Champion Sponsors

 

Leaders

 

Advocates

 

San Bernardino Valley College
Parkview Legacy Foundation Logo

THANK YOU TO THESE

Individuals and Organizations

for their Sponsorship of our Opening Celebration

 

Q’Vinc Asberry

Jalani Bakari

Mary J. Pauw

Riverside African American Historical Society, Inc.

Riverside County Black Chamber of Commerce

Riverside Community College District

Ola Faye Stephens

Totalplan Business Interiors, Inc.

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Support Us

Join the movement to advance civil rights and social justice across Riverside and San Bernardino counties. Add your name to history and become an Opening Ceremony sponsor. The deadline is September 30.

Opening Ceremony

Committee

Angel Rodriguez, Chair

Sabrina Gonzalez, Co-Chair

Matt Abularach-Macias

Jalani Bakari

Adan Chavez

Shirley Coates

Aaron Dill

Maggie Hawkins

Heidi Marshall

Jesse Melgar

Michelle Nakaji

Esther Portillo

Miguel Rivera

Dwight Tate