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INSPIRING THE NEXT GENERATION: #KeepinItDC

Engaging student-produced short films span genres and styles, informing, entertaining, and inspiring viewers with innovative techniques, fresh perspectives, and powerful voices of change – garnering attention from national leaders in diverse fields of education, social justice, government, sports, business, arts, music, entertainment, and journalism.
Celebrity hosts and musical guests grace the stage each year. Gala 2017’s celebrity host is Joe Clair from WPGC’s Joe Clair’s Morning Show. Dr. Renee Allen from WLVS’s Renee Allen & Friends Show will co-host. Musical guests include DC’s own Familiar Faces, and saxophonist Zedric Teague. This year’s theme “Inspiring the Next Generation” will honor extraordinary individuals in media and entertainment industry that inspire our young people, such as Bern Nadette Stanis, the iconic “Thelma” from Good Times, as well as John Gibson, Advisor for Inclusion and Multicultural Outreach for the Motion Picture Association of America. Gala 2017 #KeepinItDC will also recognize changemakers in their respective fields including: Denise Rolark-Barnes, Publisher of the Washington Informer; Jim Watkins, General Manager of WHUR; Renee Nash, WHUR‘s Director of News and Public Affairs; District of Columbia U.S. Representative Franklin Garcia; and Ezekiel Dennison, 3rd District Representative of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

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