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|Rosa Parks Day, kickoff featuring former Secretary of Interstate Commerce Commission|
|Date||Tuesday February 04|
|Time||10:30 AM - 1:30 PM|
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|Stockton Waterfront Warehouse, 445 W.Weber Ave @ Tuleberg Levee Road, Suite 128 Courtyard Studio|
|Organizer/Author||khubaka, michael harris|
|blackagriculture [at] yahoo.com|
Rosa Parks Day in California is the Monday after her February 4, birthday. Rosa Parks Day and the living legacy of the role women played in changing America remains a challenge. The Women's Political Council in Montgomery, Alabama before, during and after the successful Montgomery Bus Boycott provided essential structural foundation to the broader Black Community. Take time to reflect on the growing legacy of Rosa Louise McCauley Parks, her grandparents were chattel enslaved human being in the capitol of the Heart of Dixie... seen.
Stockton, California ~ Join the kick-off reception and luncheon of or 14th Annual, California Rosa Parks Celebration highlighting California Transportation and Civil Rights, our theme, Global Intermodal Transportation Systems. Stockton Waterfront Warehouse, Tuesday, February 4, 2014, 10:30 am ~ 1:30 pm, 445 W.Weber Ave @ Tuleberg Levee Road, Suite 128 Courtyard Studio, $50.00
Beginning with the California Gold Rush, our Central Valley, "the greatest garden in the world," Stockton remains a strategic hub of agricultural global intermodal transportation system. Commodore Stockton role in maritime transportation technology and establishing today's nation state of Liberia remains part of the awakening of the modern, City of Stockton.
The living legacy of Rosa Louise McCauley Parks continues to expand equity and equal opportunity throughout the world. Come and celebrate our unique contribution to expand education, investment and support for our California Transportation Systems.
Our California Transportation Symposium and Civil Rights Luncheon is poised to showcase and support a positive way forward, in the tradition of Rosa Parks, our keynote speaker will bring a powerful message.
Mr. Strickland is a founding board member of Revere Bank, in Laurel, Maryland. He is also founder of Sidney Strickland & Associates, PLLC., specializing in surface transportation issues before various Federal Government agencies, including the U.S. Surface Transportation Board, and various components of the U.S. Department of Transportation.
He is a former secretary of the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC), former associate director of the ICC’s enforcement arm, trial attorney with the ICC’s Office of the General Counsel, and associate general counsel of BNSF Railway Company. Mr. Strickland graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a Bachelor of Science in engineering and received his Juris Doctorate from the University of California at Davis.