ERDC to host March on Washington event

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Economic Research and Development Center, 615 Main St., will host a Creative Economy Overview program from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday as part of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.

Speakers from the education-entertainment community will participate and scholarships will be given away.

Admission is free. Seating is limited.

Speakers include Dr. Christa Ellen Washington, Mayor Debe Hollingsworth, ERDC Director Henry Golatt, Larry Williams, Charles L. Johnson and Patricia Nation.

The event is geared toward educators, historians, clergy, elected officials, parents, students, aspiring artists and others who have a stake in the creative economy.