Urban Girl Mag | Karen Civil Returns to Hometown to Host 2nd Annual #LiveCivilDay
Elizabeth, NJ- Native of Elizabeth Karen Civil is no stranger to giving back. The media maven and entrepreneur hosted her annual Live Civil Day at the Mickey Walker recreation center. The free community event took place on June 29th at 3 pm. There was a basketball competition where the winning team received a trophy. 
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Karen Civil Returns to Hometown to Host 2nd Annual #LiveCivilDay

Elizabeth, NJ- Native of Elizabeth Karen Civil is no stranger to giving back. The media maven and entrepreneur hosted her annual Live Civil Day at the Mickey Walker recreation center. The free community event took place on June 29th at 3 pm. There was a basketball competition where the winning team received a trophy.

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Kids enjoyed live music from Dj Drewski, along with pizza, popcorn, cotton candy, juice, and much more. There was a playground out back equipped with a water fall to cool kids off on this hot summer day. Karen Civil was joined by the mayor of Elizabeth Christian Bowlwage, and council members. Newark native and instagram sensation Fatboy SSE joined in or the fun as well as he sat in as a judge for the basketball game alongside Karen Civil.

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Karen said if she can lead the way by starting the trend of having a day of fun every Friday at then Mickey Walker Recreation Center, why not do it.

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“Basketball has always been integrated while growing up in Elizabeth. I understand the power of play and just getting out and having kids come to the community center… It’s just a fun day and why not do it? If I can lead the way going into the summer and making this something they do every Friday then why not”.

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The event was sponsored by Adidas, Beats by Dre, Tru Women, Bella Works, All Things Keeyah, The City of Elizabeth, Pink Ice and others. For photos from #LiveCivilDay scroll below.

 

 

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