Celebrate the spirit of Cooperative Economics & discover unique finds from our Black Owned Business Marketplace.
Atlanta ranks No. 7 among U.S. cities with the lowest percentage of black homeowners.Let's change those stats in 2020 with generational wealth building through home ownership & retention. The Atlanta Beltline Partnership will be on hand highlight successful strategies.
2:00 - 5:00pm
Join us for a financial aid workshop that covers preparation, tips, and tools for students and their parents along with interactive games and activities to educate the community about the strength and importance of HBCUs.
The HBCU Experience
Minding our Black Owned Business - Being your Authentic Black Self In Business - We invite you to chat with Black Owned Business leaders who have been unapolgetically black in business. Panelists: Dani Brockington, Kiyomi Rollins, Mattice Haynes & Tokiwa Smith
Minding our Black Owned Business
Kwanzaa fun for the entire family!The Kijana Family Zone features the Kuumba Arts Station - youth cultural art activities, a Breastfeeding Lounge, The HBCU Experience & the Home Empower Series.
We invite your entire family to drop in for The Kijana Arts Station presented by our resident Arts Educator Makala Fields from Unpoken Words Design.
We applaud our R.O.S.E (Reaching Our Sisters Everywhere) for the advocacy & support for the disparities Black Mothers who breastfeed. If you are a new Mom or a returning Mama, how we feeling , how we doing? This will be an opportunity for moms to open up about where they are in real time who they are evolving into and where they can get support if needed and what can they look forward to. The discussion will be facilitated by Naima Bond doula . . Naima Bond is a Better Brains for Babies trainer for the state and has over 26 years experience working with young children and families. She is owner of Oya Birth and Wellness Services. Hang out in our Lactation Pop Up for a goodie bags & Mommy Self Care Sessions.
Lactation Pop Up Lounge
We are excited to announce the 2019 ECONOMIC HERITAGE LEGACY HONOREE at this year’s Ujamaafest is the Honorable Marvin Arrington Sr. One of 2 students to integrate Emory School of Law & former President of Atlanta City Council, we want to celebrate his legacy & impact.
Economic Heritage Award
Rashida, the dancer:
Rashida combines 30+ years of traditional African dance & creative movement instruction, choreography & performance with popular/contemporary African dance styles & music for a fun, eclectic, high energy, interactive dance experience! Suited for all ages & levels of dance experience to follow along & enjoy!!!
Afrofusion Dance Experience
A conversation about the racial disparities within the Cannabis Industry and where do Black Communities fit in. Panelists: Kalonji Changa, Abiodun Henderson, Tawana Morgan
The Black Side of Green
Liberating access to economic empowerment with cooperative economics. Join this important dialogue about new market strategies such as cooperative economics can empower your Black Owned Business. Panelists: Jason Hudgins, Nikishka Iyenger, Lonnie Saboor, James Harris & Micheal Wright
Decolonizing Access to Capitol
Celebrate Kwanzaa with us. Our Kinara Lighting Ceremony & cultural performances are ideal for cultural family fun.