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Women's History Month starts tomorrow!

First Community Interfaith Institute Inc. will have its annual Women's History Month program on Thursday, March 10.

WHAT: SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO SISTER SITI WHEN: MARCH 10, 2016 TIME: 5:30 PM VENUE: FIRST COMMUNITY INTERFAITH INSTITUTE INC. 219 Hamilton Street Rochester NY 14620-1112
March 10 is the 84th anniversary of the birth of our Queen Mother Sister Siti Akanke (1932-2005), a powerful woman who devoted her the last twenty plus years of her life to First Community Interfaith Institute Inc. She assisted Minister Evans in his organizing activities, participated in tutoring, wrote for the Institute newsletter, and served as trustee.

Highlights from our most recent Kwanzaa season

Supporters Day: Honoring Charles Riley is on February 17

On Wednesday, February 17, 2016, at 5 PM, First Community Interfaith Institute Inc., a spiritual and cultural organization plus a teaching church in the SouthWedge, will present a Black History Month program at 219 Hamilton Street.
The First Community Interfaith Institute Inc. will highlight its educational programs--the Charles Riley Tutorial Program and its Ministry School of Doology.
The purposes of the Black History Month program, known as Supporters Day, are to advocate for the support of the Institute 's after school program and adult enrichment program. "Supporters Day: Honoring Charles Riley" will commence a year-long advocacy of encouraging the elimination of miseducation of our constituency and the reduction of negative behaviors that threaten the mental health and physical safety of our constituency.
"Supporters Day: Honoring Charles Riley" will provide consultation with Minister Lawrance Lee Evans Sr. about after school programs, cultural folkways, ca…