The 26th annual celebration — sponsored by the city, St. Peter Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, the El Cerrito Branch NAACP, and the West Contra Costa County Unified School District — is open to all and has a theme this year of “Still I Rise — Hands Up for Justice.”. This year’s program will honor Maya Angelou. “Maya Angelou and Dr. Martin L. King both taught the importance of peace, nonviolence, justice and freedom for all mankind,” said event coordinator Patricia Durham.
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Cao’s daughter is a seventh-grader at Redwood Middle School, and her son is a freshman at Saratoga High School. She said she saw the challenges firsthand with her son’s transition from middle school to high school. “There are so many opportunities and so many clubs in high school, and middle school is just kind of different,” she said. “We need to work with the high school district to work on a smoother transition. Some of the parents in the district don’t have experience with the American education system, which makes it even harder.”.
The Anderson Sisters (Stella Rivers, Dorothy Stanton, Lillie Woods and Lois Anderson), a highly acclaimed gospel recording group that began singing at the Mt, Zion Missionary Baptist Church and appeared with gospel legends Five Blind Boys of Alabama, Mighty Clouds of Joy, Dixie Hummingbirds and the Caravans, will join Ozeal Woods, vintage sam and libby black flats, simple black slip-ons with bow detail, size 6 ballet flats, gift for her First Baptist Church minister of music for more than 50 years, and Zilfert Johnson, who has worked with a number of Pittsburg churches and was co-founder of the Pittsburg Community Choir, as inductees..
His career in worker’s compensation spanned 35 years at Transport Indemnity, Fidelity Surety, CNA, Transamerica, CIGNA, with 21 years at Fireman’s Fund Insurance, San Jose. He was a Master Mason and Sciots, and a member of the Boots & Bloomers Square Dance Club of Milpitas. In retirement he worked part time for Stanford University as security event personnel for 15 years, and as a county election precinct clerk and inspector. He frequented Mil’s Diner and the local Denny’s, enjoyed all sports, especially golf, football and horseshoes.