Local Author Jason Irby Presented 4th Annual Black History Heritage Celebration

The fourth (4th) annual Arkansas Heritage Celebration of Black History Month was presented by local author Jason Irby on Saturday, February 23, 2019.

This year’s theme was “The Integrators“.  Presentations were given by students who integrated schools from around the state of Arkansas.  High School integrators included:

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Author Jason Irby to Present Annual Arkansas Heritage of Black History Month Celebration 2019

On Saturday, February 23, 2019, Jason Irby will present the Fourth Annual Arkansas Heritage Celebration of Black History.  This year’s theme is The Integrators.

Scheduled to make presentations are representatives from the following Arkansas high schools:

  • Students from L. W. Sullivan High School integrated into Morrilton High School
  • Students from J. S. Walker High School integrated into Willie K. Hocker High School
  • Students from Howard County High School integrated into Saratoga High School

Legend Among Us Honorees

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Join Jason Irby for the Domestic Violence Awareness Month Event on October 20, 2018

Join author Jason Irby, Arkansas State Senator Stephanie Flowers, and Dorcas Vangilst, Executive Director of the Union Rescue Mission/Dorcus House on Saturday, October 20, 2018 to observe National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

The event will be held at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Services Center of Pine Bluff located at 211 W. 3rd Avenue in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, beginning at 1:00 p.m.

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Author Jason Irby Presents “Legend Among Us” Recognition at 3rd Annual Arkansas Heritage Celebration of Black History Month

Join author Jason Irby for the 3rd annual Arkansas Heritage Celebration of Black History Month.  The event will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the Hillary Rodham Clinton Arkansas Children’s Library and Learning Center located at 4800 West 10th Street in Little Rock, Arkansas.  Reception immediately following.

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UPDATE! Join Jason Irby for Domestic Violence Observance Event on October 21, 2017

Join author Jason Irby, Arkansas State Senator Stephanie Flowers, and Dorcas Vangilst, Director at the Dorcus House on Saturday, October 21, 2017 to observe National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

The event will be located at 217 Main Street, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, beginning at 2:00 p.m.  This year’s theme is “Awareness, Wellness, and Choices” focusing on violence prevention, resolutions, and contributions of the community.

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month Event October 29, 2016

Jason Irby, author of Love Within Life: So, You Want to Stop Violence? and Arkansas State Senator Stephanie Flowers of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, will host a National Domestic Violence Awareness Month event.

The session will be held Saturday, October 29, 2016, from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. at the Office of Senator Flowers, 217 Main Street in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

Local experts will focus on the topic of violence, resolutions, and community responsibility.  Free refreshments will be served.

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Women’s History Month Observance-RECAP

The 2016 Women’s History Month Observance was an awesome event.  Author Jason Irby was joined by a dynamic and multi-dimensional panel of distinguished women.   The panelists presented warm, yet direct dialogue and freely discussed both professional and personal aspects of their lives and contributions of women in history.

“The panelists and audience embraced each other’s passion, faith and energy which created a feeling of a family-style atmosphere,” Irby stated.

The Panel was divided into two groups.   Six women were presenting panelists including:

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