Civil Rights Activist Dorothy Cotton’s Memorial Service


2:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Dorothy Cotton was a member of our congregation since 1999.

Dorothy Cotton-Civil Rights Icon: Celebration of Her Life and Legacy
2:00 – 4:30 pm, August 11, 2018
Bailey Hall, 230 Garden Ave,
Cornell University Campus, Ithaca, NY

Expected guests and speakers include:
The Honorable John R. Lewis
Ambassador Andrew Young
Reverend William Barber
and others from our community and around the US who knew and admired Dorothy Cotton and her life’s work.

The Dorothy Cotton Jubilee Singers will be performing songs of inspiration and praise in the African American tradition.

Dorothy Foreman Cotton passed peacefully on June 10th. While many of us mourn her passing, this event will be a celebration of her extraordinary life and a legacy that has truly changed not only our nation but the world.
The event is free and open to the public.
Free tickets are available at several locations including:
Downtown Ithaca Visitor Center, 171 Center Ithaca, on the Commons
Tompkins County Public Library, 101 East Green St, Ithaca
119 Anabel Taylor Hall, 548 College Ave, on Cornell Campus
Africana Library, 310 Triphammer Rd, on Cornell Campus
Greater Ithaca Activities Center, 301 W Court St, Ithaca, NY
Southside Community Center, 305 S Plain St, Ithaca, NY
Tickets are not available online.