About The Event

"Leveling the Playing Field" will be an extraordinary event. It will be a fun-filled and exciting evening! You will be inspired and captivated by the elegance and spirit of the event! You will laugh out loud, clap your hands, and enjoy every second of the celebration.

Celebrities and politicians will abound! But so will everyday

folks— families, friends, neighbors, colleagues, seniors and young people.

Mix and mingle during the pre-dinner reception. Make new connections!

Greet old friends!

Participate in the Silent Auction. Bid on your dream prize.

Let your inner celebrity-self shine in the Karaoke Lounge. Take the microphone and bring down the house!

You will be mesmerized by the evening’s entertainment— sweet, soulful sounds for your listening and dancing pleasure.

The celebration will also feature performances by the nationally recognized "Blacks in Wax" troupe of SETLC scholars portraying key historical figures. "Blacks in Wax" has been invited to perform annually at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Hall of States and the Millennium Stage.

Help us honor those who have helped the RWLC and SETLC ready thousands of young people to be academically excellent, competitive in sports, and mentally prepared for success. Meet our 2014 Honorees.

As the evening closes, dance like nobody’s watching you, or just sit back in a reserved Cabana and enjoy being VIP Platinum.

But most all, come as you will and enjoy all of the festivities— just don’t forget your tennis shoes!