Join us for a community forum focused on the International Decade for People of African Descent. The forum will tackle the following topics: Black Ownership & Generating Wealth, Media Representation, Arts & Black Identity, Mental & Physical Health, Accessing Justice & Community Safety, Migration and Inclusion, Education Democratic Engagement, Access to Affordable Housing and Shelter.
The Decade is significant as it promotes respect, protection, and fulfilment of human rights of people of African Descent. We believe that this event is in line with the objectives of celebrating Black History Month.
is a vibrant Festival which objective is intimately aligned with the
spirit of Canadian Heritage and of Canadian culture as a whole. Our
purpose since our inception in 2012, has been to build the Victoria
and British Columbia community through the celebration and awareness
of African and Caribbean arts, culture and heritage. AfricaFest is
quickly becoming one of BC’s largest cultural fairs which brings
together British Colombians from all cultures and background to
celebrate the tastes, smells, sights, rhythms and sounds of Africa
and the Caribbean. The many activities planned aim to ensure a
diverse representation of various regions of Africa and the
Caribbean, encourage people to feel a sense of community pride, and
showcase the artistic and culinary talents of African and Caribbean
participants. Those activities include: African Cultural Week Kick Off Gala: May 20th : African Awareness Activities: May 20-27 Performance: May 23: THE DAVE DUNNET COMMUNITY THEATRE A Glimpse …
People we all care💞please show your solidarity by signing and sharing this petition calling on the BC government to immediately recognize this historic moment for people of African Descent: http://chng.it/Z9bKZVxJ