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Hip Hop Legend Roxanne Shante will be the Keynote Speaker for our Long Island Legacy Gala 2023!
Select any of the following to purchase a ticket to our in-person events to be held on Saturday, January 14, 2023. At 10:30am, we will host a HIP-HOP SUMMIT with Roxanne Shante and other hip-hop legends for $25 per person. At 6:30pm at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1717 Motor Pkwy, Hauppauge, NY 11788 for $150 per person before 2023 and $175 thereafter. You can also become a sponsor or journal ad contributor to our annual fund raiser to defend against discrimination on Long Island.

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Please Support Our Journal By Purchasing an Ad and Emailing it to

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We will also be honoring the civil rights, human rights and humanitarian legacies of:

Apryl Hargrove, Suffolk County Police Officer

Daniel Lloyd, Minority Millennials

Frances Pierre, Department of Social Services Commissioner

Dr. Jermaine Archer, Chair Black Studies Department at SUNY Old Westbury

Grace Ioannidis, Suffolk County Director of Women Services

Irma Solis, NYCLU

Aletha Fields, NYS Court of Claims

Pilar Moya, Housing Help

Vivian Hart, Pronto of Long Island

Lisa Tyson, Director of Long Island Progressive Coalition

Alicia Figueras-Lambert, Founder of Chela 4 Kids

Karyn Kemp-Smith, PSEG

Shanequa Levin, Women’s Diversity Network

Andres Rodriguez, Youth Honoree from Brentwood Union Free School District

Posthumously, Norman Wagner, Former President of Central Islip Union Free School District

Vanessa Baird-Streeter, Suffolk County Advocate and Entrepreneur

Or DONATE ANY AMOUNT using CashApp $IslipTownNAACP, PayPal or Google Pay

ARTWORK FOR JOURNAL ADS – pdf, gif or jpg files are DUE no later than
Saturday, January 8, 2023 and should be emailed to

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