Leadership Legacy Awards honor Central District’s K. Wyking Garrett of Umoja P.E.A.C.E. Center

This year’s 9th Annual Leadership Awards from the Center for Ethical Leadership will present honors to three local individuals, including the Central District’s own K. Wyking Garrett.

Garrett founded and directs the Umoja P.E.A.C.E. Center whose mission is “to inspire and empower youth through Positive Education, Art, Culture & Enterprise (P.E.A.C.E.) from our African-American and Central Seattle roots.” Garrett is a lifelong Central District resident. He was recently involved in the More 4 Mann youth program efforts at the Horace Mann building.

Garrett will be honored at the 9th Annual Legacy Event, Thursday, March 27, 6:30-8:30P at the Lake Union Café. The other honorees include Tita Begashaw, Community Activist & Laughter Therapist; and Linda Park, Co-Founder, Sustainable Path Foundation.

More on the event:

The Center for Ethical Leadership has selected the recipients of the 2014 Leadership Legacy Award.  This award identifies and celebrates Puget Sound individuals or groups whose vision, leadership, and commitment advance the common good in local communities.  The Center is particularly interested in celebrating those who are often out of the traditional spotlight.

Richard Woo, CEO of the Russell Family Foundation, is the keynote speaker.

Tickets are $60 and include dinner.  Tickets must be purchased in advance online at http://2014legacyevent.brownpapertickets.com/.


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