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Del’s Launch, Shenandoah visit show Dr. King’s ‘finer world to live in

DEL-LAUNCHDel’s Launch, Shenandoah visit show Dr. King’s ‘finer world to live in — “Make a career of humanity, commit yourself to the noble struggle for Equal Rights – you will make a greater person of yourself, a greater nation of your country and a finer world to live in.”- Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King’s wisdom (quoted under my friend’s email signature) went straight to my heart when contemplating this summer. Since June Frank and I have had the privilege of traveling to Yosemite National Park retracing the ride of the Buffalo Soldiers, United States Army, to protect the Range of Light in 1904.  Early August we took a group of more than 30 DEL speakers to the Grand Canyon National Park, including our closest friends who are environmental leaders, and young speakers such as Dorien Paul Blythers and Tony C Anderson, whose careers we helped to seed.  PICTURED: DEL speakers are the picture of inclusiveness at the Press Conference, joined by guests Danielle Deane (first row, far right ) and John Reynolds, directly behind her. Aug. 25 we launched the Diverse Environmental Leaders (DEL) National Speakers Bureau at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, which a retired federal agency leader described thus, “The several people of color who spoke about their commitment to the environment constituted one of the most stimulating and exciting events I have ever been at.  They were overwhelming in their eloquence…”   Until then, visit our website at DEL’s website and call or email us to book our speakers. And yes, Dr. King! It truly feels like a finer life and a finer nation! 

 

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