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      June 1, 2019

      Saturday   6:00 PM

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      Warriors, Healers & Builders-Educational Leadership & Community Development For Oppressive Times

      This forum is based around identifying and highlighting those warriors, healers and builders throughout time and using their stories as a teaching tool and a resource for youth and adults to shape and mold the world that we want to live in, The Keynote speaker,Wekesa Madzimoyo is the co-founder of AYA Institute.  Video:https://www.facebook.com/events/1801014573334621/  AYA Educational Institute provides quality educational alternatives and resources for youth and adults of African descent. Since 1988 AYA's programs have immersed students, parents and other adults into an African-centered educational and social environment that is rich in our past and culture. These tools enable them to succeed in their current and future responsibilities to themselves, their families, our community, our people and the world Wekesa serves as the lead trainer and originator of the national workshops:  "Healing Oppression's Wounds," "Warriors & Healers," and "Sankofa Math."  Using an African-centered frame, African Americans support each other in healing the wounds created by external and injected oppression starting with ourselves and extending into our community and into our work lives.

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