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You’re Invited! A Virtual Event to Benefit the Youth Shelter!

The Youth Shelter Program of Westchester invites BCW members to attend a virtual fundraiser on Thursday, October 29 at 6:00 pm. An Evening with Bakari Sellers will be a virtual event featuring a Q&A with Bakari and a video of a discussion between Bakari and the young men who reside at the Youth Shelter. Paying attendees will also receive a copy of Seller’s book, My Vanishing Country: A Memoir, which was released in May of this year and is a New York Times best seller. A bookplate signed by the author will be in each copy. The event is sure to be informative and inspiring. Sponsorships are available. The top sponsorship level includes a meet and greet with Bakari Sellers and the young men at the Youth Shelter on October 15 at 2:30pm.

 

Bakari T. Sellers is an American attorney, political commentator, former member of the South Carolina House of Representatives and author. Mr. Sellers is a CNN Contributor and has appeared on shows such as the HBO series, Real Time with Bill Maher. He is sought after for his passionate political and social commentary and analysis informed by first-hand experience. Mr. Sellers made history when he became the youngest African American elected to the House of Representatives in 2006.

 

For over 40 years, Youth Shelter Program of Westchester, Inc., has been providing a home-like alternative to jail for young men awaiting disposition of various criminal charges with great results. For more information about the Youth Shelter visit www.ysow.org. Click on the link to register and become a sponsor. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-evening-with-bakari-sellers-tickets-123221642249

 

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