PUEBLO, will be holding its 24th Annual Dinner on Saturday, November 9th from 6 to 8:30 pm to celebrate PUEBLO’s continuing work for social justice in Oakland. This year PUEBLO will honor journalist, hip hop historian and media justice advocate, Davey D, host of Hard Knock Radio on KPFA 94.1, with a Community Leader Award for his broad range of coverage of such issues as police brutality, Occupy, and the hip hop movement’s role in promoting social justice and positive images for youth.

PUEBLO Director Rashidah Grinage is thrilled to announce that top notch entertainment will be provided by the internationally renowned band, the Caribbean Allstars. The Allstars are considered to be the founding fathers of the Caribbean roots music scene in the Bay Area combining reggae, calypso, and soca with the backing of the steel drum. They are credited for the development of the local World Music scene combining their Trinidadian, South American, West African, and US styles into lively dance numbers with a spiritual base.

The event will take place at the First Congregational Church in Oakland at 2501 Harrison Street, November 9, 6 to 8:30. In keeping with the musical theme, Caribbean food will be served and don’t miss the raffle with prizes from local retailers. Check PeopleUnited.org for ticket prices and purchase. Your donations will assist the many programs for youth and underserved communities plus the advocacy that PUEBLO provides.

Contact: Pamela Drake-pamelad205@sbcglobal.net or pueblo@peopleunited.org

People United for a Better Life in Oakland, 3528 Foothill Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94601

(510) 535-2525

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