Friday, March 16, 2012

Al Adams

Biography from 2012 Induction Ceremony into Raleigh Hall of Fame

Through a long career in law, public service, and civic leadership, Al Adams has been a powerful advocate for equality and justice, arts and education, and cultural institutions serving the City of Raleigh and the State of North Carolina. Al Adams emerged as a leader at UNC’s School of Law as a member of the NC Law Review, and then as an officer in the U.S. Navy.

As a young attorney, Adams was Secretary of the Wake County Bar, and later a committee chair on the N.C. State Bar Association. During the Civil Rights movement, he advocated for African American attorneys and integration of the Wake County Bar Association. He was a partner in Sanford, Adams, McCullough & Beard, one of the first firms in Raleigh to hire African American and women lawyers. The NC Community Action Association recognized his pro bono work for underrepresented citizens with their prestigious Gloria Williams Award.

Friday, March 2, 2012

Youth Sunday - March 2, 2012

The youth of Community UCC produce the 10:30 worship service once each year. In 2012 this occurred on Sunday, March 25. The video of the youth presentation has been edited down to 30 minutes, but includes all the activities presented by the CUCC youth on that day.