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Voices of Hope


Voices of Hope: A Black History Month Celebration

Presented by Nemours®
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Reception to start promptly at 6:00PM, followed by artistic performances as part of the 2020 Innovation Award Ceremony.



Please Touch Museum
Memorial Hall
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Philadelphia, PA 19131


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The Mann Center for the Performing Arts is excited to announce that its Black History Month Celebration, Voices of Hope, will be back and better than ever in 2020! This season, the Mann is partnering with fellow Parkside neighbor and non-profit, Please Touch Museum, to present Voices of Hope and bring an even more impressive and community-driven program closer to home in Fairmount Park. As part of the 2020 program, Voices of Hope continues its tradition of honoring influential Philadelphians, with a new focus on honoring innovators in the health and wellness field. This year’s honorees include:


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Dixie P. James
President and Chief Operating Officer, Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia

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Terry Booker
Vice President, Corporate Development and Innovation, Independence Blue Cross

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Michael O’Bryan
Director of Learning, The Village of Arts and Humanities


The evening will be anchored by magical choral, dance, and instrumental performances by PHILADANCO D/2, Philadelphia Heritage Chorale, Monique Brooks RobertsSister Cities Girlchoir, and CAPA String Quartet.


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Featured Celebrity Host
Tamala Edwards
6abc News Anchor

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Keynote Speaker
Dr. Michelle Shorter
Director of Community Engagement, Delaware Valley Nemours



Voices of Hope: A Black History Month Celebration is presented by

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Picnics are not allowed for this performance. 

If you are 21 years of age or older and plan to consume alcohol at the concert, please be prepared to present proper I.D.



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Lawn chairs are not permitted for this performance. 



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