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Uhuru Week is coming!

To honor the 128th anniversary of the Honorable Marcus Garvey, First Community Interfaith Institute Inc.invites you to our weeklong Uhuru Week activities. The venue for all activities is 219 Hamilton Street in Rochester NY. Orientation for the upcoming 2015-16 school year of the Charles Riley Tutorial Program will take place at the end of the presentations listed below. We hope to see you at least one of the events.

SUNDAY AUGUST 16
STUDENT DOOLOGY HOUR
“AGAINST ALL ODDS-GARVEY AND
NATIONALISM”
Presenter: Minister Lawrance Lee Evans Sr.
Time: 4 pm
MONDAY AUGUST 17
JOHNNY BROWN DEFENSE COMMITTEE
“CREATIVITY: REMEMBER GARVEY”
Entertainment by Brother Johnny Brown and Sister So-So Brown
MC: Sister Brenda Lee Snow
Time: 6 pm
TUESDAY AUGUST 18
“Zulu Nation”
Presenter: Brother Brian Griffin
  Time: 6 pm
WEDNESDAY AUGUST 19
“Akan Nation”
Presenter: Brother Zeb Coleman
Time: 6 pm
THURSDAY AUGUST 20
“Democratic Republic of Congo and the Sylvester and Stacey Johnson Memorial”
Presenter: Sister Shiminege
Time: 6 pm
FRIDAY AUGUST 21
“Ibo Nation”
Presenter: Brother Leo White
Time: 6 pm
SATURDAY AUGUST 22
Asante Nation” presented by Sister Uwimana
“Jamaican Maroons” by Sister Nia
“Mali” presented by Sister Tiffany
 Time: 6 pm


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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
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