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California Rosa Parks Birthday Celebration ~ Global Intermodal Transportation Systems
California is the only state to officially recognize the birth of Rosa Parks, through legislation to honor our American icon. February 4 is the birth date of Rosa Louise McCauley Parks and the Interstate Commerce Commission, a date with destiny was written long ago. From the back of the bus, train, plane, ship, space shuttle and sidewalk people of African ancestry in America have a unique relationship with transportation systems. Today, a new paradigm is at hand, standing on the shoulders of Rosa Parks and the "unknown" sistas of the Women's Political Council in the Heart of Dixie, the capitol of the Confederate States of America.
Stockton, CA ~ 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, 10:30 am ~ 1:30 pm, 445 W.Weber Ave @ Tuleberg Levee Road, Suite 128 Courtyard Studio, $50.00
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 Celebration, California State Capitol, Room 126, 5:00 pm ~ 7:00 pm is poised to showcase and support a positive way forward, in the tradition of Rosa Parks to help facilitate expanded California ~ Pan African Trade and Commerce.
It is no coincidence that February 4, is the shared birthday of the Interstate Commerce Commission and our fine butter pecan women warrior who help change global intermodal transportation systems.
Mr. Strickland Strickland, Jr. 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.