Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Business Awards
Jan
18
11:45 AM11:45

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Business Awards

"Celebrating the Content of Character," as in years past, is the theme of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Business Awards luncheon. Every year the Downtown Denver Partnership and the Colorado MLK Holiday Commission recognize individuals, corporations and non-profits for their exceptional community service that honors the work of Dr. King.

Tamara Banks will be the MC for the typically sold out event which always includes state, national, and local leaders, community organizers, motivation speakers and inspirational music!

 The 2019 honorees are:

Slavica Park, Comal Heritage Food Incubator

Terry Nelson, Blair-Caldwell Library

Anna Jo Haynes, Haynes Early Learning Center

Gary Yamashita, Sakura Foundation

Margaret Abrams, Rose Andom Center

Debra Pollock, GLBT Community Center

Monica Roers, Senior Resource Center

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Awards
Jan
15
7:30 PM19:30

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Awards

  • Denver Center for the Performing Arts (Boettcher Concert Hall) (map)
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Tamara Banks is once again honored to be the Mistress of Ceremonies for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Colorado Holiday Commission’s Humanitarian Awards. This beautiful event is presented in conjunction with the Colorado Symphony and the theme for the 2019 awards is “WE CRY FREEDOM.”

Six honorees, adults, young people, organizations, and groups that have freely given their talent, time and energy to meet unmet needs, stir hope, speak for the voiceless, and to build a better world will be recognized with the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Humanitarian Award. 

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Colorful Stories... See Me, Hear Me (Luncheon)
Nov
3
to Nov 4

Colorful Stories... See Me, Hear Me (Luncheon)

  • Renaissance Denver Stapleton Hotel (map)
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At this powerful event, Tamara Banks moderates a panel for Denver Urban Spectrum of “Colorful Stories” to share inspiring messages about overcoming tribulation with courage and personal conviction. The storytellers will bring light to issues that still need a better response and solutions from our community. Proceeds will benefit nonprofit organizations in each area chosen by its storyteller.

 

 

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MEDIA TRAINING for Young African-American Men
Oct
28
3:00 PM15:00

MEDIA TRAINING for Young African-American Men

  • https://freespeech.org/how-to-watch/ (map)
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Tamara Banks will be providing MEDIA TRAINING for Beaus, sponsored by Jack and Jill of America, Denver Chapter, focusing on the development of young African American men. This training, delivered via FreeSpeechTV, will help 20 - 25 young Black men navigate interviews with broadcast and print journalists.

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Project Education: South Sudan
Sep
20
6:00 PM18:00

Project Education: South Sudan

At Annual Night in South Sudan 2018, Tamara Banks will be discussing her BE BRILLIANT initiative to bring solar lamps to parts of Africa that have no electricity. She will then introduce Former Ambassador Christopher Hill who will speak about his experience forging peace in developing countries. Daniel Majok Gai, former Lost Boy of Sudan, will share information on the education of young women in South Sudan and how this can bring peace to the world’s newest country. For more tickets Annual Night in South Sudan: http://projecteducationsouthsudan.org  For more info about BE BRILLIANT: https://www.tamarambanks.com/be-brilliant/

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Colorado Women's Bar Association
Sep
11
5:30 PM17:30

Colorado Women's Bar Association

Tamara will serve as MC at the association's annual "Raising the Bar Awards." 

The evening is always a memorable one with about 400 attendees gathering to celebrate the accomplishments of the honorees and to thank them for paving the way for other women in Colorado and around the nation. 

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