VIRTUAL CAMP THEME: Tell me who I am; Free and liberated??
Camp Kick Off Weekend is Friday June 11, 2021 at 6:30pm!
We will be celebrating the African American holiday of Juneteenth as our freedom day and also exploring what it will take for African Americans to be fully free and liberated today.
Registration for June camp is now closed. We look forward to seeing those who did not register for our June camp at our next camp in October.
WORKSHOPS AND PRESENTATIONS INCLUDE
A Juneteenth Story for Everyone: Auntie Beverly Cottman
The Importance of Raising Race Conscious Children: Professor Derald Wing Sue
Discovering family empowerment, healing, and Black excellence through Afrofuturism: Sheree Thomas and Damian Jerry
Lift Every Voice performance: Regina Rochelle
Hair Kulture Korner: Tamekia Swint of Styles 4 Kidz
Creating Safe Supportive Spaces for Black Children: Kamyala Howard, MSW, LCSW
Unpacking, Understanding and Affirming African American English: Njia Lawrence Porter
High Stakes Parenting & Raising Culturally- Well African American Kids: BraVada Garrett-Akinsanya, Ph.D., LP
Whether looking to join as a contractor or as a volunteer, the UMOJA MN Team offers the unique opportunity to model, create, implement and deliver high-quality programming and excellent educational experiences based on African American culture and history to transracially adopted and foster youth in the MN community.
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