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February 2017

3rd , Friday; 7pm FINANCIAL HEALTH WORK SHOP SERIES

3rd , Friday; 8 pm Wine & Cheese Networking Social; Free but, donations are welcome

3rd – 5th , Friday – Sunday; Statewide Police Accountability Conference; more info TBA

7th – Tuesday Night World Cultural Cinema Celebrating Black History Month; 6-8pm; film, discussion & snacks. $5 donation requested.

11th Saturday; HKonJ11 – Historic Thousands on Jones St. – Mobilizing to End Poverty & for Economic Justice; march begins at Shaw University on South St. in Raleigh, NC; 9:30am; call 866-NCNAACP (866-626-2227) or check www.hkonj.com or www.naacpnc.org for more information.

12th ; Sunday; 12-3:00pm; Fruit of Labor Singing Ensemble Meeting/Rehearsal & Jam

14th , Tuesday Night World Cultural Cinema Celebrating Black History Month; 6-8pm; film, discussion & snacks.

14th, Tuesday; 6:30pm. Manifesto Study Action Group. Read Draft Manifesto to Rebuild Black Liberation Movement HERE.

18th; Saturday; 10am -11:15am; Zumba, Kickboxing, Toning & Stretching combination class taught by the Expert Fitness & Nutrition Instruction Trainer – Donnae Ward-Laughinghouse; Stay on your health & fitness goals for 2017!; $8 donation includes a healthy snack after your workout. Call or email to pre-register & for a chance to win a prize!

19th ; Sunday; 12-3:00pm; Fruit of Labor Singing Ensemble Meeting/Rehearsal & Jam

21st, Tuesday Night World Cultural Cinema Celebrating Black History Month; 6-8pm; film, discussion & snacks. $5 donation requested.

February 24, 2017. 7PM, FOLWCC
Cuba and the Black Liberation Movement
featuring a book talk with Rosemari Mealy author of Fidel & Malcolm X: Memories of a Meeting (Black Classic Press, Baltimore 1993, 2013)

25th, Saturday 6pm -9:00pm; Hip-Hop 4 Justice, poetry and music with a positive message. Do you have something to say? Well then, step up to the open mic and spit fire! $8 donation includes food; Sponsored by Black Workers for Justice Youth.

28th; Tuesday Night World Cultural Cinema Celebrating Black History Month & Malcolm X Commemoration; 6-8pm; Forum, film, discussion. Light refreshments. $5 requested donation. Call FOLWCC for more information

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January 2017
6th , Friday; 7pm. FINANCIAL HEALTH WORK SHOP SERIES;

6th, 8 pm Wine & Cheese Networking Social; Free but, donations are welcome

8th , Sunday; 12-3:00pm; Fruit of Labor Singing Ensemble Meeting/Rehearsal & Jam

10th, Tuesday; 6:30pm. Manifesto Study Action Group. Read Draft Manifesto to Rebuild Black Liberation Movement HERE.

15th,Sunday; 11:30-2:00pm; Fruit of Labor Singing Ensemble Meeting/Rehearsal & Jam

15th,Sunday; M.L. King Jr.’s Birthday ; Watch a thought provoking film & participate in our lively discussion/critique/analysis; Discover the Martin Luther King, Jr. They Don’t Want You to Know. Watch exerts of thought provoking films & participate in our lively discussion, critique, and analysis. 2:30pm – 4:30pm; $5 suggested donation. Trivia Contest & Refreshments.

17th, Tuesday; Forum – “Linking Our Struggles in the Trump Era” participants from anti-racism, worker rights, Islamophobia, Immigrant/refugee rights and allies will discuss challenges faced to their movement and how to link our struggles. 6:00-8:30pm; Partners/Co-Organizers (in alphabetical order)
AIME (Abrahamic Initiative on the Middle East)
Black Workers for Justice
Freedom Manifesto/Black Liberation Unity Committee(BLUC) Study Group
Jewish Voice for Peace – Triangle
Movement to End Racism and Islamophobia
Muslims for Social Justice
NC-United for Refugees and Immigrants (Refugee Rights)
Project South
Triangle Unity May Day Coalition
UE Local 150

21st; Hip Hop 4 Justice presents “The M. L. King, Jr. America Doesn’t Want you to Know”; discussion & food – feeding the mind and the body; 4:00pm

22nd ; 12-3:00pm; Fruit of Labor Singing Ensemble Meeting/Rehearsal & Jam

24th, Tuesday; 6:30pm. Manifesto Study Action Group. Read Draft Manifesto to Rebuild Black Liberation Movement HERE.

27th – 29th ; Fruit of Labor Singing Ensemble are the Artist In Residence at the People’s Music Network’s Winter Gathering in Greenfield, MA

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DECEMBER 2016

2nd , Friday, FINANCIAL HEALTH WORK SHOP SERIES session #2; 6:00pm

2nd , Friday, Wine & Cheese Networking Social. 7:00p.m. If you are small business owner, community contractor, service provider, artist, musician, realtor, community or worker cooperative or progressive looking for a place to give your time and energy to build a stronger community, this kind of networking social is for you! Free but, donations are welcome

9-11th , Friday -Sunday; 20th Southern Human Rights Organizing Conference at Tougaloo College; Tougaloo, MS; registration: $50- general, $15 students, elderly, retired & unemployed; reservations can be made at the Marriot Courtyard Hotel 6280 Ridgewood Court Dr, Jackson, MS 39211.

17th, Saturday; Immigrant Rights as Human Rights.
Fruit of Labor World Cultural Center
42100 Lake Ridge Drive Raleigh, NC 27650
FOLWCC site telephone 919-876-7187

18th, Sunday; Fruit of Labor Singing Ensemble Meeting/Rehearsal & Jam – 2:00pm

18th, Sunday; World Cultural Cinema; film & discussion, trivia & prizes! – 4:30pm; $5 donation

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NOVEMBER 2016

5th, Friday, FINANCIAL HEALTH WORK SHOP SERIES kick-off; 6:00pm

5th, Friday, Wine & Cheese Networking Social. If you are small business owner, community contractor, service provider, artist, musician, realtor, community or worker cooperative or progressive looking for a place to give your time and energy to build a stronger community, this kind of networking social is for you! Free but, donations are welcome; 7:00pm

8th, Tuesday; Election Night Watch. Watch the poll returns come in with us on the big screen! 7:00pm

19th, Saturday; 6pm -9:00pm; Hip-Hop 4 Justice, poetry and music with a positive message. Do you have something to say? Well then, step up to the open mic and spit fire! $8 donation includes food. Sponsored by Black Workers for Justice Youth.

20th, Saturday; Fruit of Labor Singing Ensemble Meeting/Rehearsal & Jam – 2:00pm

20th, Saturday; World Cultural Cinema; film & discussion, trivia & prizes! – 4:30pm; $5 donation

28th, Saturday; Fruit of Labor Singing Ensemble Meeting/Rehearsal & Jam – 2:00pm

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OCTOBER 2016

1st, Saturday; FOLWCC GRAND RE-OPENING !! 4-7p.m. Food, Music & Fun! Thank You to our broad community of supporters, volunteers and friends who have helped us repair, renovate & comeback better and stronger than we were before!

1st, Saturday; FOLWCC hosts a Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) and Community reception; 7:30-11:00pm.

6-9th; Friday-Sunday; National Conference of Black Lawyers (NCBL) 47th Annual Conference in Chicago, IL. “Escalating Our Fight In the Decade: Bringing Human Rights Home” ;Friday 1-3pm discussion on the draft Freedom Manifesto & the Policy Platform for Black Lives. For more info: www.ncbl.org

21st ; Saturday; North Carolina Environmental Justice Network (NCEJN)’s 18th Annual EJ Summit in Whitakers, NC!; go to www.ncejn.org for registration and program information

22nd, Saturday; Hip Hop 4 Justice sponsored Brunch/Workshop – workshop topic: Know Your Rights and What to do if Stopped by the Police. Do you really know what rights you have or how to handle being stopped by police? You may be surprised by how misinformed you could be. Come out for a very lively, informative and interactive workshop conducted by attorney Angaza Mayo-Laughinghouse. $5- donation for food.

23rd; Sunday; Fruit of Labor Singing Ensemble Meeting/Rehearsal & Jam – 2:00pm

28th; Friday; FOLWCC hosts Rock, Groove & Jam for Justice Fundraiser. Join us for an evening of great live performances from local artists and musicians, fun, food, vendors, information on being an active participant in social change and building community power. $12

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