EVENT FEATURE FRIDAY
CONSTITUENCY FOR AFRICA RONALD BROWN SERIES
The theme of this year’s Series is: Setting the US – Africa Agenda for the Next Administration. For the first three days (September 12-14th) they will convene roundtables on a range of critical issues that we expect to be part of the agenda of the next U.S. administration. They will review the work of the Obama Administration, as well as challenges and opportunities going forward. On Thursday, September 15th, CFA will convene a senior-level, bipartisan U.S.-Africa Policy Forum to hear the outcome of the various roundtables, and to debate and agree on specific recommendations that CFA will make to the next U.S. administration.
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CARIBBEAN & AFRICAN CONGRESSIONAL LUNCHEON AND FORUM
The Caribbean & African Faith-based Leadership Conference is inviting you and soliciting your support for our upcoming Congressional Luncheon on Black Immigration Reform during the Congressional Black Caucus Convention from 1:00 to 4:00 pm on Saturday September 17th, 2016 at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center 775 12th St, NW Washington D.C. 2005. Due to recent initiatives by President Barack Obama, we are please to inform you that United States Citizen and Immigration Service (USCIS) has recently provided waivers for several categories of unlawful residents and numerous African, Caribbean, Afro-Latino and Afro-European immigrants are now qualified for various immigration benefits even thou many are still left behind.
This special occasion will be held under the distinguish patronage of His Royal Highness King Joseph Dubios, Special Ambassador for the 54 Countries of the the African Union and for Africans in the Diaspora (AU Six Region). Our subject for discussion includes:
The Black Immigration Agenda and the Importance of Economic Development and Civic Participation in our Diaspora Communities.
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DC MAYOR’S OFFICE ON AFRICAN AFFAIRS 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY SOIREE
The Mayor’s Office on African Affairs (MOAA) invites you to join them in celebrating their agency’s decade of service to the African Diaspora community in the District of Columbia. MOAA is hosting its 10th Year Anniversary Soirée on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, at the Lincoln Theatre from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm.
As part of MOAA’s Multicultural Awareness and Community Building program and with the aim of celebrating the varied cultural and linguistic diversity of the District’s African residents, the program will showcase live music by KanKouran West African Dance Group, Feedel Band, Emé and Heteru, comedian Anna Mwalagho, and feature headliner Wondaboy. Mayor Bowser and MOAA will also honor Community Awardees for their commitment and service to the African Diaspora community. A free raffle draw will also be held for roundtrip tickets to South Africa, courtesy of South African Airways. The event is free and open to the public.
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