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OTU: The Healing Quilt

A Multimedia Storytelling Event A Norfolk youth development organization, Teens With a Purpose, dedicated to empowering young people through creativity, reflection, and action will be hosting a storytelling, poetry, and …

March 11, 2022 | 3PM – 5PM | Norfolk, Virginia
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Reconstructed

Join the Fluvanna NAACP Branch on the last Saturday in February for a virtual discussion about the upcoming film Reconstructed:The Rebuilding of African American Communities Through Faith and Education. During …

February 26, 2022 | 7PM | Virtual
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Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Mary Awkard Fairfax

Join us for the unveiling of a new exhibit honoring the life, work, and legacy of beloved Lucy F. Simms and Waterman Elementary school teacher and community leader Mary Awkard …

February 17, 2022 | 4PM – 5:30PM | Virtual
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commUNITY: Making Equity Visible in the Health Care of African-Americans

This free, virtual conversation will focus on making equity visible in the health care of African-Americans. Participants will gain insight on the impact, marginalization, and lack of cultural sensitivity to …

February 23, 2022 | 12PM – 1:30PM | Virtual
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Reflection on a Legacy

You are invited to register for a free, virtual, experience, hosted by the Black History Initiative (BHI) on Saturday, February 12, 2022 from 9:00 AM-11:00 AM. BHI is a diverse …

February 12, 2022 | 9AM – 11AM | Virtual
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Race, Let’s Talk About It: Closing the Education Gap

Despite the 1954 Supreme Court ruling on Brown v. Board of Education, segregation and equal access to education is an ongoing issue in schools across America. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic …

February 10, 2022 | 6:30PM | Online
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Stamped from the Beginning

Join #1 New York Times bestselling author Jason Reynolds for a talk and Q&A session about the book, Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You, part of VBPL’s grant-funded community read program, …

February 18, 2022 | 6PM – 7PM | Virginia Beach, VA
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OTU: The Healing Quilt

The Tidewater African Cultural Alliance and Teens With a Purpose have been hard at work, and are excited to bring you OTU: the Healing Quilt on Sunday, January 23 at …

January 23, 2022 | 7PM | Online