13th Annual Statewide Tribute to Rosa Parks

Ohio is recognized as the first state to enact legislation identifying December 1 as Rosa Parks Day. To honor this remarkable woman, the Central Ohio Transit Authority and The Ohio State University join Congresswoman Joyce Beatty, Rosa Parks Day Founder, in hosting the 13th Annual Statewide Tribute to Rosa Parks. 

We invite you  to attend the Community Leaders’ Forum and Panel Discussion on Monday, December 4, 2017, Fawcett Event Center, 2400 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43210.

5:30 p.m. - Community Leaders Forum hosted by Congresswoman Joyce Beatty

7:00 p.m.  - “Conversations” A Panel Discussion: The Power of One: We Are Walking In It!

By joining our theater audience for the Panel Discussion, you will hear riveting discussion on how the legacy of Rosa Parks has impacted and continues to shape our country. The Panel features Congresswoman Joyce Beatty; representing the 3rd District of Ohio, Jeanne Theoharis; Author of The Rebellious Life of Rosa Parks, and Brenda Jackson Drake; attorney and former foundation executive.

The panel discussion will begin promptly at 7:00 p.m. in the Fawcett Event Center auditorium. The discussion will be moderated by Jerry Revish, WBNS-10 TV News Anchor.

We hope that you are able to join us for the Community Leaders Forum and Panel Discussion but don’t come alone, bring a friend with you! Please RSVP at rosaparks@cota.com.