Through the light of her magnificent talent, Ms. Morrison, has thrilled thousands of music lovers over the world for more than 40 years. She also founded and directs the Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center in the Leimert Park Village , where she provides education for youth and adults, and showcases the best live, first class musical entertainment including Jazz, R& B, Pop and Blues.
Like countless others in Los Angeles, around the U.S., and around the world, Ms. Morrison has been waging a winning battle against diabetes. Since her diagnoses, Ms. Morrison has inspired thousands with her courage, tenacity, and her indomitable spirit of resiliency. She has not allowed the disease to stop her progress, or stop her forward march ahead. She has continued to perform and entertain her fans which show her indomitable strength, fortitude, and celebration of life.
It is this spirit that we launch the first annual health awareness event, “WALK WITH BARBARA IN LEIMERT PARK “, in conjunction with the LIEMERT ART WALK “, on Saturday and Sunday, September 28th and 29th, 2013, from 10:am to 6:00pm each day. . The “WALK WITH BARBARA IN LEIMERT PARK VILLAGE will include symbolic walking with BARBARA as she and the walkers stroll together against DIABETES. The project will include electronic announcements to your respective organizations, clients, and groups to come together and join us in meeting on this great project!!. The weekend event will include several cultural awareness seminars, health awareness service providers, holistic and western herbal medicine vendors, and an overall educational enlightenment for the entire family!!
Time is critical and we must move forward to design the program, and manage the project. Our partners include , Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center, NAMI, KAOS, FAMILI, African Market Place, Community Build, Black Women for Wellness, UMMA Community Clinic; Healthy African American Family Eso Won Bookstore, and the Jamming Foundation, LULA Washington Performing Arts Theatre, Living Legend Foundation ) with more added each day. We urge you to sign up and join us as part of the team. You can contact Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center 310-462-1439 or WE CAN 323-293-9845 We welcome all comers who wish to support the Walk With Barbara fundraising Campaign.