The Mayor Harold Washington Legacy Committee will commemorate the legendary Come Alive October 5 Voter Registration Campaign that paved the way for the first African American mayor of Chicago. Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Apostolic Church of God, 6320 S. Dorchester Ave., Chicago.
Through films and speakers, the event will bring back fond memories for those who were there during that historic time, and it will hopefully inspire younger attendees to register to vote. Registrars will be on hand for those who are not yet registered to vote.
The luncheon and award ceremony will feature jazz singer, Maggie Brown. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. The program will begin at 10 a.m. and conclude at 4 p.m.
Attendance is free! Guests are urged to come early to hear the speakers and panel discussions, enjoy the luncheon and entertainment, and take this opportunity to register to vote.