NEWS & EVENTS
I.Matter Mega Eventure
Saturday, January 21, 2017
Durham County, The City of Durham and CAMPAIGN4CHANGE presents "I.MATTER MEGA EVENTURE" An all day of FREE Life Changing Events open to the public Saturday, Jan. 21st, 2017 @ the Carolina Theatre in Downtown Durham Sister to Sister Empowerment Summit: 8:30am - 12:30pm Resource Booths will be available in the lobby 9am-12:30pm: The Sister to Sister Summit mission is to connect with our underserved single mothers and parents that are struggling with issues in the home. Our goal is to offer resources and opportunities to help improve their health and well-being. Our aim is to influence productive decision making in their homes, communities and connect them to networks for support. Sister to Sister is a group of approximately 15 successful women who will share their expertise, skills, knowledge, resources and personal experiences to assists struggling young Mothers for one whole year. The Sister to Sister group will help these young women develop sustainable change for themselves, their family and their community. The Summit is open to the public, to attend the Summit workshop sessions you must have a ticket which you can attain for FREE below.
EVENT BREAK: 12:30PM - 2:30PM
3PM - "POWER OF WORDS" Poetry Slam, hosted by; Dasan Ahanu;
The "Power of Words Poetry Slam" is an exciting part of the Campaign4Change Mega Eventure. The POWS brings together the area's best poets to participate in a unique poetic completion unlike any other you will find. With themed rounds, this event displays not only the poets' skill and creativity, but also their dexterity. Each poet is there to uplift, inspire, and challenge the audience while also showing them the power of words! This year's slam will be the first POWS all women's slam spotlighting and showcasing the voices of women.
EVENT BREAK: 5PM - 7:30PM
8PM - "Ridin wit' Joe Crack" Stage Production: written and produced by; Vegas Don
Campaign4Change(C4C) presents it's breathtaking, stimulating, mind- blowing stage production. Entering its 14th year of production in 2017, Campaign4Change incorporates todays top music hits, live performances by professional recording artists, spoken word, and a riveting message delivered by prominent speaker Vegas Don. The production is a captivating two-hour drama based on the personal life experiences of former gang leader and ex-drug dealer turned anti- crime advocate Mr. Otis Lyons, aka Vegas Don. Lyons is also the playwright and executive producer of the production. The Production is inspiring and it brings awareness to the negative mindset of today's society as well as those who battles with the many social ills of the world.
*ALL GROUP TICKETS OF 10 OR MORE PLEASE CONTACT: Mrs. Richmond @ 919.864.1989
CAMPAIGN4CHANGE STOP THE VIOLIENCE 12TH ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET: "Celebrities on the Red Carpet"
Sunday, January 22, 2017 @ 5pm - Durham Bulls PNC Bank Triangle Clubhouse
Elder's Celebration of Life, Christmas Party
Join us for our CAMPAIGN4CHANGE STOP THE VIOLENCE 12TH ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET! "Celebrities on the Red Carpet". Come enjoy music, entertainment, catered food and open bar. Come join us to honor C4C Humanitarian of the Year, Sponsor of the Year, Lifetime Mentor, Community Advocate of the Year, Partnership Award, Giveback Award, Appreciation Award, Phenomenal Woman Award and our highest honor the Vegas Don Award. This is a formal event with many prestigious guests to meet, greet and enjoy the beautiful ambiance. Help support our mission, Tickets: $50
For more information contact: 919.519.8156
Sunday, December 13, 2015
C4C host an annual party for the elderly at the Rose Manor Rest Home.The elder get the opportunity to play BINGO, Name that Tune, and compete in a dance contest. Food and refreshments are provided by C4C and the elders are allowed to invite family and friends.
The founder of C4C dresses up as Santa and surprises the elderly with gifts for everyone.
C4C Community Summit
January 8th, 2016
FREE TO THE PUBLIC: The Community Summit includes a series of workshops designed to engage youth, along with the community in meaningful discussions and provide important guidance on how to transcend the negative circumstances they face in their lives daily. This series promotes attributes in youth and attempts to reduce risk and problems they may endure in their environment, school and home. (i.e. Gang Prevention/Intervention, Conflict Resolution, Principle of Success, Job Readiness) In addition, C4C partners with service providers such as CAARE Free Health Clinic, Big Brothers-Big Sisters, Book Harvest, etc.The highlights of the summit will be a Book Fair distributing over 500 free books, a Poetry Slam of inspirational dialog and Community Forum.
DBL Awards Banquet
Campaign4Change, host an annually awards banquet for all players and participants in the DBL. Awards ranges from Team MVPs', Team Mom of the Year, AllStar and PlayOffs MVPs', Academic Achievement Award, Community Service Award, Most Valuable Parents Award and a host of other awards. The highest honor is the Vegas Don "MOP AWARD" which stands for the most valuable Player on and off the court. To receive this award the Player has to diplay outstanding character, complete additional community service and attend all DBL Educational Workshops. In return, the recipient receives tons of gifts with his award. Gifts have included, NBA tickets, NFL Tickets, Show Tickets, LeBron kicks, IPAD, Dre Beats and much more. To learn more do to
Casting Calls: Oct. 22nd & Nov. 19th, 2015
Contestants will be judge on a scale of (1-10) by 3 professional judges on:
(Showmanship/Creativity, Sound Quality, Appearance/Poise, Audience Appeal)
All Ages will compete for the ultimate title:(Ages 15 & Up) Singers. Rappers,
Dancers, Musicians, etc. can compete! 3 finalist will be chosen and the 3 finalist
will compete doing a different performance for the Grand Prize of $1,000 cash,
and crowned the Carolina Idol.
King & Queen Kid's Fashion Pageant
January 9th, 2016
Kids ages 5 - 14 boys and girls competes for Cash & Prizes! The boys will compete
to be crowned King and the young ladies will compete to be crowned Queen. There will
also be 2nd and 3rd place winners as well, 2nd place winners will be honored as Prince
& Princess and 3rd place winners will be honored as Don & Diva. There will be lots of
great prizes for all winners.
Prizes includes: CASH, GIFTS, SHOW TICKETS,
GIFT CERTIFICATES, JEWELRY SPA PACKAGES, and much more.
Adopt And Elderly
@ Rose Manor Rest Home
A day of community outreach every month organized and initiated by C4C for the past
five years. Preferably the last Sunday of each month C4C members and groups of youth visits
Rose Manor Rest Home to spend time and pay homage to the elderly. This is a community
service mission with the deliberate intentions to foster camaraderie with our elderly forebears,
to ensure that today’s youth communicate their gratitude and respect. Through conversations
and providing small necessities to the elderly. Youth participants uplift the spirits of the elderly
by giving them the most valuable resource of all, their time.
Rev. Barber Bull City Field Trip
in Golsboro, NC
An experience of a lifetime for a group of privilege youth to worship together with one of the
most prominent ministers in the nation. Rev. Dr. William Barber, President of the NC, NAACP
will host a special Sunday service and Luncheon at his very own Greenleaf Christian Church
of Christ in Goldsboro, NC. In collaboration with Campaign4Change, Rev, Barber will meet
and greet with the youth in his very own living room. Reverend Barber facilitates a round table
discussion with them about their history, faith and today’s issues.
Church & Family Reunions
April 26th, 2015
Church, Family & Friends Reunion, a time to spend the whole day fellowshipping and socializing with one another. Everyone attends church together, then everyone visits the elderly at Rose Manor Rest Home and the finale is the C4C Crew, family and friends come together and enjoy a pot luck
dinner, with music, games, prizes and fun.
January 9th, 2016
A lyrical content talent competition. Contestants will be required to rap about true idols like MLKing, Obama, Harriet Tubman, etc. This contest is to inspire positive writing from those who have been custom to writing degrading content in the raps. The winner willwin a trophy, cash prize and crowned the "Rap Idol".