now i will give it to cheryl davis. [ applause ] >> i have to say this is such a humbling experience tonight to hear all the speakers that have gone before speaking with paul henderson but each of the speakers, their comments have resonated. it's an amazing opportunity to celebrate and recognize that the work is still going forward and there is still hope. i'm going to move into next section and category we are going to move
last but absolutely not least, she's going to kill me, is cheryl davis. your work thicken -- ethic encourages me. thank you for being an example and thank you for letting me find my own creativity and pushing me. you are not only my hero but to so many others. you are appreciated and shot out to my whole magic team. it is trul y an honor to be in this space and secure the youth with you. thank you for this award. it has given me the extra push to do more. my hope and dreams is that the youth and young adults of this generation taps everything within them and the community agencies that support them go that extra mile to ensure that this happens. it sound cliche but this generation is truly our future. what we sew into these youth and adults is a community that we will live in now. and from that michael jackson son, -- song, heal the world, make it a better place. there are people dying. if you care about the living, make it a better place. i hope everybody here makes it in their own way as well. thank you. [ cheers and applause ] >> it commissioner davis'
. >> remarks by chairman and introduction of meeting cochairs including linda stevens and cheryl davis. >> the human rights commission is made up by different folks in the community and when we meet every 2 weeks we bring with us our different backgrounds and different history and the different life experiences to share with each other and help work with each other with our staff and with the community to continue to move san francisco forward. we are here tonight because two of the commissioners have taken the initiative to help identify the commemoration to make this evening happen and to effectuate a unification award ceremony. in a moment i will ask christian and davis to take over the meeting. i couldn't pass up the opportunity to share my feelings and thoughts here now as we begin this ceremony and as we talk about this anniversary of the march on washington and on several occasions today i heard parts of the speech. at one point, i was in a venue where the entire speech was played. it's really amazing that some of these words that were spoken 50 years ago resonate today. also it
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