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Legacy of a Dream Awardees Discuss Freedom in the 21st Century During Panel

April 18, 2016 – A panel discussion featured four recipients of the John Thompson Jr. Legacy of a Dream Award in commemoration of Emancipation Day today.

The four awardees – Mary Brown (2013), executive director of DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative; Lecester Johnson (2014), chief executive officer of Academy of Hope; George Jones, chief executive officer of Bread for the City (2015) and Nakeisha Neal Jones (2016), executive director of Public Allies DC – discussed and reflected on what freedom in the 21st century means.