If you’re looking for an alternative activity to do with your mom this weekend; this is a worthy event to consider! The 3rd Annual Brooklyn Bridge Mother’s Day Walk; Multi-Cultural Concert is a New York City tradition, created by Life Coach, Speaker and Author, Dawn Diaz to raise funds and awareness for her non-profit organization Milagros Day Worldwide, which provides leadership and mentorship programs for survivors of domestic violence.
Milagros stands for Miracle and is also the name of Dawn’s mother. Dawn founded Milagros Day Worldwide in honor of her mother; who suffered through Domestic Violence for years and only six months after taking back her freedom and leaving the abuse she passed away in a tragic automobile accident.
“This is a day to honor and acknowledge the love of all mothers, pay tribute to those we have lost, and recognize the accomplishments of those who have overcome domestic violence and are making a difference in the world,” Dawn says.
What better way to spend your Mother’s Day than for an inspiring cause along with an amazing concert and celebrity guest speakers. Keynote speakers for the day will be Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, VH1 reality TV star Renee Graziano, Celebrity Life Coach Karen Hoyos , Univision News Anchor Merijoel Duran,Community Advocate Tony Herbert and Motivational Speaker Minister Lamor Whitehead. To name a few performers; the concert is featuring C+C music factory artist Scarlett Santana, break through singer and songwriter David Anthony Diaz who has also graced the Apollo stage, Motivational Opera Singer, Speaker & Coach Carol Froelich amongst an array of other entertainers and performers. There will also be a special performance by Jason Dobson from Hunks for Hope.
The event is open to all ages so whether you’re a mama to be, a new mommy, or a veteran mom; bring the whole family this event is for you! The morning starts off with a Zumba warm-up before the official press-conference at City Hall Park in Manhattan. Participants will then walk across the Brooklyn Bridge in peaceful reflection while enjoying the magnificent views of New York City; followed by a multi-cultural concert.
If you can’t make the walk or concert; there will also be a comedy show after party loaded with much joy and loud laughter at the Brooklyn Colony. Featuring Matt Richards, Rob Dibella, Rob Torres along with our headliner animal lover, philanthropist, actor, author, Comedian extraordinaire Dan Frigolette. There’s still time to get your tickets and donate to this honorable cause!