The Unsung Heroes Awards seek to spotlight student scholars who are not only excelling in the classroom, but in their respective sports and volunteerism, as well. Students are chosen based on their unweighted grade point averages, character letters of recommendation, community service and personal narratives.
Congresswoman Maxine Waters will serve as our Keynote Speaker and our Host Master of Ceremonies will be Actor Rodney V. Johnson Co-Star "Raising Whitley" on the OWN Network. There will also be special presentations by American Idol's Jacob Lusk and SCLC of Southern California President Rev. William Smart Jr.
Location Redeemer Missionary Baptist Church
1631 West Adams Blvd. Los Angeles 90007
Date Saturday, January 18, 2014
Media Interviews & Red Carpet – 5:00-6:30 Honorees Only
Unsung Heroes Awards/ Dr.Martin Luther King,Jr. Ceremony 7:00 pm
About the Inner City Youth Foundation:
The mission of the Inner City Youth Foundation and the L.A. Inner City Mass Choir is to promote safe, healthy, and non-violent environments by uniting African American and Hispanic at-risk youth residing in socially deprived areas of Los Angeles County. The Inner City Youth Foundation supports and provides programs and services in the arts, music, entertainment, self-esteem, character building, community service, and mentoring, The foundation also provides a Literacy Education Program through The Essence K. Coprich Library/Book Club Project founded by Jeffrey J.Coprich Jr. University of California Berkeley.