PRLog - Aug. 15, 2011 - ATLANTA, GEORGIA – August 15, 2011 – It is with great honor and exceeding esteem that through a partnership with the Eugene Poole Gallery, LLC, Youth of Honor presents the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 'Prophet of Hope' commemorative print series which honors the legacy of a Civil Rights pioneer who is the first and only African-American to be memorialized and permanently enshrined on the National Mall Tidal Basin in Washington, DC.
“The Eugene Poole Gallery, LLC is honored to roll out the 2011 Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Print and partner with Ron Brashear and the Youth of Honor Foundation because Ron is a role model and a shining example of what can be achieved when you unselfishly commit and apply yourself to the betterment of mankind and community. Youth of Honor's platform of self betterment for young At-Risk Youth and the "Be A Giant" campaign hallmark that commitment and illustrates Dr. King’s principle message of Love, Liberty, and Freedom,” stated Eugene Poole Jr, International Artist.
This commemorative print is a true Collector’s Series Edition that will continue to accrue in market value around the world and as a personal family heirloom. This is a one-time public offering which allows you to own this historic piece while knowing a portion of your purchase supports the Youth of Honor Be A Giant program.
“I am so grateful for this wonderful opportunity that Mr. Eugene Poole Jr. has afforded our youth organization to utilize this historic MLK print as a fund-raising tool to support our BE A GIANT program. It speaks volumes about the compassion and commitment that Mr. Poole has toward inspiring today’s youth as well. He is a great artist and it is an honor to have him as a friend and a YOH partner”, stated Ron Brashear – founder and president, Youth of Honor.
Each print ordered comes with a Certificate of Authenticity issued by Eugene Poole Gallery, LLC with an image size of 22" x 32" on a 24" x 36" print so you can easily frame and proudly display. With only 12,000 total prints being made available, in three different formats, we encourage you to order your print today before they forever become a historic collector’s piece. The print(s) can be ordered on-line at www.youthofhonor.org/
About Eugene Poole Gallery, LLC.
Established in 1993, and based in the Washington DC Metro area, Eugene Poole is one of the hottest artists and rising stars in the global African-American print game for this generation. Since his humble beginnings, his anointed hands and artistic broadly articulated brush strokes have propelled him to the international stage and established him as a force to be reckoned with. Poole's work is amazing! A self-taught artist, his work bridges cultural divides and merges ethnic groups across the world as evident of the demand for his work in national and international venues. He is a multi-genre artist whose work continues to be in demand and accrue in value. His work is owned and collected by music and film celebrities, nationally syndicated media personalities, Fortune 500 Companies, airlines / airports, major hotel corporations, private and corporate collections, Institutions of Higher Learning, Civil Rights Leaders and United States Presidents.
About Youth of Honor
Established in 2006, and based in Atlanta, GA, the Youth of Honor Foundation’s mission is to assist troubled and ‘at-risk’ youth around the world in achieving greatness in life through education and life skills enrichment training. Through their ‘Personal You-Turn’ program, targeted at incarcerated youth in state-run youth detention centers, the Youth of Honor team has reached over 2,500 youth and providing them with a blueprint to bouncing back in life and achieving success in their community.
In 2009, the Youth of Honor Foundation launched its ‘Be A Giant’ campaign in an effort to assist youth become giants in life through five interrelated growth areas. To date, this program has been brought to nearly 2,000 youth who have all pledged to be giants in life and continue to strive to avoid poor decision making and the negative consequences that may follow.
For more information contact:
Tom Grason VP/ Executive Director
Youth of Honor Organization