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The 33rd FCII Festival begins in 7 days!

The Ohio chapter is preparing once again to host the 33rd Annual FCII Festival in Elyria Ohio from July 12 to July 15. The majority of the activities will take place at Lorain County Community College.

First Community Interfaith Institute of Ohio is the only organization in the Elyria/Lorain area that provides African-American cultural activities, and the Festival is their largest annual event for African and African American culture. In these four days, there will be storytelling, recreation activities for the young and young at heart, workshops, music therapy, two dinners, concluding with worship service at the Kanisa House on July 15. The theme for this year's Festival is "Collaborate, Cooperate, Connect..."

Follow this link for the complete schedule.

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Kwanzaa 2018 press release

FIRST COMMUNITY INTERFAITH INSTITUTE INC.219 Hamilton Street Rochester NY 14620-1112
PHONE: 585-461-0379 ** FAX: 1-585-495-2329** EMAIL: fciirochester@gmail.com ** WEB: https://www.facebook.com/fciirochesterFor more information, contact Sister Uwimana Oni at 585.461.0379 or uwimana@fciirochester.orgPRESS RELEASE12/17/18FIRST COMMUNITY INTERFAITH INSTITUTE INC.'s FINAL WEEK OF KWANZAA
First Fruits at First Community Interfaith Institute Inc will end with the beginning of Kwanzaa according to Dr. Maulana Karenga. Starting on Wednesday, December 26, 2018  until December 31 at 6 PM, the Institute's students, members and supporters will reflect on the first six principles of the Nguzo Saba  (unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose and creativity).