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Schedule of Events

Youth Kijana Zone

HBCU College Experience

Cultural Performances & Kinara Lighting

Cooperative Economics Marketplace

Economic Empowerment Sessions

1:30 pm - Welcome
Atlanta City Councilman Jason Dozier

2:00 - 3:00pm - Workshop: "Preserving to Remember"
Summary: Learn simple steps on how to digitally record and preserve your families legacy to engage in daily remembrance of your ancestors.

Ann Hill Bond, Journalist +Preservationist

3:00 - 4:00pm - Panel Discussion: "Opportunity Starts At Home"
How do we create a pathway to homeownership despite the 
racial economic disparities that exist in Atlanta?

Asile K. Patin, CommunityBuild Ventures
Orlando Hartwell, Realtor 

3:30 - 4:30 pm - "Let's JUMP" Fitness session
Atlanta-area jumpers of 40 Plus Double-Dutch Club

5:00 - 6:00 pm - Powered By Us: Exploring Solidarity Economics as a recovery intervention strategy for Black Owned BusinessesKamau Franklin, Founder Community Movement Builders
Sterling Johnson, Just Opportunity Portfolio Director at Partnership for Southern Equity

6:00 - 6:45 pm - "Gotta Go! Gotta Go!" Emergency Bag Preparation
Sylvester Pierce

7:00pm Kinara Lighting & Presentation

Ms.Roz & Youth of the Community

Menso Wo Kente Grant Award by ChiChing Financial

7: 30 pm Egun Omode Performing Arts

Event Master of Ceremonies: Minister Server

KIJANA Youth Zone will offer activities for the youth throughout the event, 1:00 - 7:00 pm

Makala Fields, Ke'nekt Cultural Engagement Coordinator 

Makeisha Robey, Happy Black Parent

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