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An Evening of
Music and Storytelling

for the arts & social justice

 

October 23, 2022

PRESENTED BY O MUSEUM IN THE MANSION

This event will feature appearances by artists, performers, and storytellers from all walks of life.

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President, USA For Africa

Marcia Thomas

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Rock Hall Inductee

Tom Constanten

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Winner of 13 Grammys

Emmylou Harris

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Oscar & Grammy Winner 

Paul Williams

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Grammy Winner

Esperanza Spalding

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Songwriter Hall of Fame

JD Souther

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Grammy Winner

Darius Rucker

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Grammy Winner

Mark Bryan

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Grammy Nominees 

Milk Carton Kids

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Chairman, DC Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Carolyn Rudd

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Master Magician

Richard Bloch

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Exec. Dir. Ronald Regan Foundation & Best Selling Author

John Heubusch

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Rolling Stones & Allman Brothers Band

Chuck Leavell

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Singer/Songwriter 

Jim Lauderdale

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Exec. Director, Nat. Trust For The Humanities

Anneliesa C. Alprin

October 23, 2022 | 6 pm [EST]

 

Here's your chance to help O Museum continue our important work addressing human rights, disparities, and systemic racism. O Museum is in critical need of funding to support our education and self-empowerment programs that drive civic responsibility and heal the soul through music and storytelling.

 

This event will feature:

Appearances by artists, performers, and storytellers from all walks of life. It will also feature school children who have been inspired by our programs.

OUR MISSION

We aim to empower people to do what they love — dare to be different — and have fun.
We inspire creativity, diversity, and imagination through the fusion of the arts, science, and sports.

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“Seeing the joy on people’s faces when they make a connection makes everything worth it.”


~ Ted Spero, President, O Museum in The Mansion

HOW WE HELP

The story of O Museum in The Mansion

ONE STEP CLOSER TO UNITY

Our programs focus on healing systemic racism — and disparity — by promoting human rights through compassion and understanding. We provide tools for children to better themselves, for individuals to find understanding, and for companies to add depth, context, and solutions to all levels of their organization.

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Healing Through Music & Storytelling

 

These programs promote understanding and unity through the arts. From gender and politics to religion and race — the world is more divided today than it has ever been. We believe music has the power to unite us — it can teach, it can heal, and it can change hearts.

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Civic Responsibility

 

Mrs. Parks believed deeply in civic responsibility. Her work included active participation in the community, with a focus on the common good. Our multi-tiered education and empowerment programs uphold values that include justice, freedom, equality, diversity beyond color, human rights, tolerance, and self-respect.

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Artist-In-Residence & Heroes Program

 

The O Museum provides a haven for the heart and soul (at no cost) for soldiers, service people, first responders and all those who are giving of themselves to serve others. Mrs. Rosa Parks stayed with us on and off from 1994 to 2003 as part of our Heroes Program.

 

Every year for the past 40 years we have provided (on average) over 1,000 free room nights a year  When you stay at The Mansion you are supporting these important programs.

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Did You Know?

"The mother of the civil rights movement" Mrs. Rosa Parks, her staff, and friends stayed with us on and off from 1994 to 2003 as part of our heroes program.
Since 1980, nearly $4M has
gone to support this program.

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The Road To Economic Freedom

Students learn financial literacy when they join and manage the mock bank “1st Road to Economic Freedom Bank” — including budget management, financial planning, savings, investing, goal setting, consumer power, responsibility for philanthropy, creating wealth and entrepreneurship. These skills go beyond the classroom to empower children to earn, invest, manage, save, and give back.

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Tours For The Deaf

 

Aiming to make a difference in the lives of the deaf, we have created a special ASL tour video, so they can enjoy the same level of immersion that all of our guests enjoy when they visit.

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“51 Steps To Freedom” Trail

 

This new program combines history, art, and culture to connect prominent Civil Rights sites from The African American Heritage Trail (and other historical,
religious and cultural places) to tell the story of Washington, DC’s — and America’s — journey (since 1791) for equality and representation.

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Did You Know?

O Museum was designated as a 20th Century Civil Rights site on The African American Heritage Trail.

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RIGHT: Washington, DC mayor Muriel Bowser at the dedication ceremony for O Museum in The Mansion's inclusion

RIGHT: Mrs. Rosa Parks on the steps of O Museum in The Mansion greeting well wishers

Text GIVE to 202.830.1769 to Donate

We are committed to sustaining our programs
As a 501(c)(3) non-profit we are asking for your support to achieve these goals.

GOAL: $600,000

OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS

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$80,000+

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$30,000+

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$10,000+

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$2,500+

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O MUSEUM IN THE MANSION

202o O Street N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036   |   omuseum.org

O Street Museum is a registered 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. Your tax-deductible donation funds their programs. No goods or services were provided for this gift. Please consult your tax advisor regarding specific questions about your deductions.

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