Mayor’s Office of Communications
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 10, 2017
Mayor Kasim Reed to Join United States Postal Service to Honor Dorothy Height
New Forever Stamp dedicated to the civil and women’s rights legend will be unveiled
Mayor Kasim Reed
Omar Coleman, Atlanta Postmaster, United States Postal Service
Ingrid Saunders Jones, Chair, National Council of Negro Women
Shirley Franklin, Board Chair, National Center for Civil and Human Rights
Deborah Richardson, Senior Advisor, National Center for Civil and Human Rights
Beverly E. Smith, First Vice President, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
Sharmen Gowens, CEO, YWCA of Greater Atlanta
||Mayor Kasim Reed will join Omar Coleman, Atlanta Postmaster for the United States Postal Service (USPS), along with other dignitaries and special guests to unveil a new Forever Stamp dedicated to legendary civil and women’s rights activist Dorothy Height. The 40th stamp in the Black Heritage series honors the trailblazing activist who dedicated her life to fighting for racial and gender equality.
The USPS will have stamps available for purchase at the dedication ceremony. The ceremony is free and open to the public. Space is limited.
Monday, March 13, 2017
||National Center for Civil and Human Rights
100 Ivan Allen Blvd.
Atlanta, GA 30313
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