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2021
Legacy Week
Foundations for a Future

Legacy Week 2021 marked a pivotal year for St. Luke Legacy Center, setting the foundation for future community engagement and growth. This annual celebration honored the legacy of Maggie L. Walker and rallied the community around our core missions of empowerment and education.

Key Highlights

  • Interactive Workshops: A series of workshops that focused on financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and health, led by prominent local experts.

  • Community Outreach: Numerous activities designed to engage youth and adults alike, including arts and crafts, local history tours, and live performances.

  • Special Tributes: A tribute to Maggie L. Walker that included speeches from community leaders, historical presentations, and exhibitions detailing her significant contributions to the community.

Impact

The event successfully brought together hundreds of participants, significantly increasing awareness of the St. Luke Legacy Center’s goals and services. Feedback from attendees was overwhelmingly positive, with many expressing a deeper connection to the community and its history.

Little girl enjoying hair styling at Kid Fair event, St. Luke Legacy Center.

Special Thanks
2021 Sponsors

Logo of Dobrin Property Management, sponsor for Legacy Week 2021.
Logo of Cantu Kids Care, sponsor for Legacy Week 2021.
Image of a child getting her hair done at Kid Fair event, St. Luke Legacy Center.

Partner with Us

Discover numerous opportunities to collaborate during Legacy Week and beyond! Explore highlights and details from 2022 events below, and see how you can contribute to this year's celebrations.

Flyer for a 2021 Legacy Week event focused on Balance Your Crown at St. Luke Legacy Center, featuring details about the event, including date, time, and key activities or speakers.
Image of two visitors sitting in chairs at St. Luke Legacy Center, engaging in conversation and enjoying their time at the event.

Balance
Your Crown

Looking Back at #SelfCareSunday 2021 with Heatherly Banks

In 2021, our Women's Only #SelfCareSunday event featured Heatherly Banks, a self-made viral entrepreneur, who shared her engaging perspective on what #BalanceYourCrown means. This exclusive session was a highlight of the year, bringing together women to discuss empowerment and self-care, and continues to inspire our community.

Flyer for a 2021 Legacy Week event focused on Financial Literacy at St. Luke Legacy Center, featuring details about the event, including date, time, and key activities or speakers.
Flyer for a 2021 Legacy Week event focused on Financial Literacy at St. Luke Legacy Center, featuring details about the event, including date, time, and key activities or speakers.

Financial
Literacy

Virtual Workshop on Building Legacy through Wealth and Real Estate

 

Our virtual workshop explored the dynamic intersection of wealth and real estate as tools for building a legacy. We had the pleasure of hosting Fanaysha from Believe in Your Budget and VanNeisha, Your Legacy Realtor, who shared their expertise on leveraging financial strategies and property investment to secure long-term benefits for attendees.

Flyer for a 2021 Legacy Week event focused on Book Reading at St. Luke Legacy Center, featuring details about the event, including date, time, and key activities or speakers.
Image of two visitors sitting in chairs at St. Luke Legacy Center, engaging in conversation and enjoying their time at the event.

2xCrossed
Book Reading

Live Interview and Podcast Recording with George Johnson

Randy Wilson of the "Randy Wilson Podcast" hosted an engaging live interview with George Johnson, author and serial entrepreneur, to discuss his debut book, Double Crossed. Attendees had the unique opportunity to witness this insightful conversation and podcast recording firsthand.

Flyer for a 2021 Legacy Week event focused on Wellness Wednesday at St. Luke Legacy Center, featuring details about the event, including date, time, and key activities or speakers.
Image of a group of individuals participating in a yoga event at St. Luke Legacy Center, practicing various yoga poses and promoting wellness.

Wellness Wednesday Expo

Wellness Wednesday Expo at Jackson Ward

 

We transformed our Jackson Ward location into a hub of wellness, featuring a full day of diverse services provided by some of our favorite local practitioners. Attendees experienced a range of treatments, including everything from rejuvenating yoni steams to therapeutic acupuncture.

Flyer for a 2021 Legacy Week event focused on Maggie L. Walker's Birthday at St. Luke Legacy Center, featuring details about the event, including date, time, and key activities or speakers.
Flyer for a 2021 Legacy Week event focused on Book Reading at St. Luke Legacy Center, featuring details about the event, including date, time, and key activities or speakers.

Maggie L. Walker
Birthday

Honoring Maggie L. Walker with a Day of Learning and Service

 

We joined the Enrichmond Foundation for a meaningful tour of Evergreen Cemetery, where our kids celebrated Maggie L. Walker's birthday with a community clean-up at her gravesite and the surrounding area. The day concluded with an enriching virtual bedtime story session led by Ceonna Samuels from Certified Scholars, bringing together education and remembrance in a thoughtful tribute.

Flyer for a 2021 Legacy Week event focused on Mental Health at St. Luke Legacy Center, featuring details about the event, including date, time, and key activities or speakers.
Image of a panel event at St. Luke Legacy Center, featuring speakers seated at a table or stage, engaging in discussion with an audience.

Mental
Health Panel

Panel Discussion on Overcoming Generational Trauma

 

This enlightening panel discussion delved into the profound connections between our communities, families, and mental health, focusing on strategies to overcome generational trauma. Featuring insights from the St. Luke Legacy Center Board—Korinn Y. Carter, Nikki Shaw, George Johnson, and Tarin Carter, and expertly moderated by Mecca Williams, the session provided valuable perspectives on healing and resilience.

Flyer for a 2021 Legacy Week event focused on Kidpreeur Fair at St. Luke Legacy Center, featuring details about the event, including date, time, and key activities or speakers.
Image of visitors attending a kids fair at St. Luke Legacy Center, with children participating in various activities and families enjoying the event.

Kidpreneur Fair

Kidpreneur Showcase Sponsored by Cantu For Kids

 

Sponsored by Cantu For Kids, our event celebrated young entrepreneurs as they presented their budding businesses. Attendees enjoyed shopping with kid vendors, indulging in complimentary braided hairstyles at the Cantu Braid Bar, and capturing their professionalism with free headshots. The day was a fantastic display of creativity and enterprise, supported by enthusiastic community participation.

Decorative image for the 4th annual Legacy Week event.

July 14th - July 20th, 2024

Experience the Legacy

 

Join us each July for Legacy Week, as we honor Maggie L. Walker's enduring legacy and the founding of our center. Coinciding with her birthday, it's a special time to celebrate her profound impact. The week features a range of activities—from exhibits of past events to engaging, inspirational activities—each reflecting her visionary spirit. Participate in this historic celebration and contribute to continuing Maggie L. Walker's legacy of leadership and community empowerment

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