Jan
26
10:30 AM10:30

NC Florence Survivors Summit

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North Carolina residents impacted by Hurricane Florence will gather in Wilmington to move recovery forward. The summit will offer a space for survivors to share stories of resilience during and after the storm. We’ll discuss relief efforts – ranging from FEMA to community response – and make plans to strengthen recovery efforts now and for the future!  Free meals, childcare, travel assistance and lodging will be provided to out of town attendees!

Register at www.bit.ly/florencesurvivor

Contact: florencesurvivorsummit@gmail.com

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Social Justice Fundraiser
Jan
26
7:00 PM19:00

Social Justice Fundraiser

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Featuring the Retro Rhythm Section Band, DJ Rick & Surprise Guest; donation $15 or 4 people get in for the price of 3! Music, food, trivia and prizes, good news, and fun! Sponsored by Broken Wings Music Group & Fruit of Labor WCC.  Buy tickets here.

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M.L. King Day Assembly
Jan
20
3:00 PM15:00

M.L. King Day Assembly

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Hip Hop 4 Justice, Truth & Justice Cultural Commission & the Fruit of Labor Singing Ensemble present “The M. L. King, Jr. America Doesn’t Want you to Know”; discussion, short  film, food & Justice Jam session – feeding the mind and the body.

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Jan
10
7:00 PM19:00

Freedom & Justice Adult Book Club Meeting

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If you love reading – biographies & non-fiction, suspense, mystery, historical fiction, science fiction, health/mind/fitness, poetry with a focus on African American and other writers of color; you are invited to come out.  We will be developing our next 6 months reading list. For more information contact: Angaza at (919) 876-7187 or frutioflaborwcc@netscape.com. 

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Jan
10
6:00 PM18:00

Freedom & Justice Youth Book Club Meeting (Ages 12-16)

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If you love reading – historical non-fiction, suspense, mystery, science fiction and historical fiction you are invited to come out. We will focus on African American and other writers of color and will be developing our next 6 months reading list. For more information contact: Nathanette at (919) 876-7187 or nlmayo5@yahoo.com. 

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Annual Community Kwanzaa Celebration at FOLWCC
Dec
30
3:00 PM15:00

Annual Community Kwanzaa Celebration at FOLWCC

As always we will celebrate another year of hard work and struggle and our community’s and family’s “fruitful harvest”! There will be music, dance, art, storytelling, community good news and fun! Bring your best dish to share in our community karamu (feast).

Free and open to our community, friends, neighbors, co-workers, activists, youth, and elders! All donations are accepted and greatly appreciated.

Following the Community Kwanzaa Celebration the Fruit of Labor World Cultural Center invites you to

Enjoy Live Music, Trivia Contest, Prizes, and Fun!

All Black Workers for Justice and UE LOCAL 150-NC Public Service Workers Union Members will receive a special seasons greeting!

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Dec
28
11:00 AM11:00

Town of Cary in partnership with the Ujima Group, Inc. presents Kwanzaa

Don’t miss this communal, cultural celebration that honors African-American people and their heritage. During Kwanzaa, people are invited to ponder the Nguzo Saba, seven powerful principles derived from African heritage, as a means of taking stock, celebrating achievements, and entering the future refreshed and renewed. Produced by the Town of Cary in partnership with the Ujima Group, Inc.

For more, Kwanzaa or (919) 469-4069.

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