DESPITE THE RAIN—Many people still came out, even in the rain, to participate in the Black Family Reunion’s activities. (Photos by J. L. Martello)

DESPITE THE RAIN—Many people still came out, even in the rain, to participate in the Black Family Reunion’s activities. (Photos by J. L. Martello)

This year’s Black Family Reunion, held in August, featured three days of cultural activities–a basketball tournament, Town Hall Meeting, Block Party, and an all out celebration with vendor booths, food and live music! CEA collected donations for school supplies at each event; each person who attended was asked to bring a few items for school kids to help a child in the  community. The weekend-long activies were:
Friday, Aug. 12

CONFUNKSHUN performing on stage.

CONFUNKSHUN performing on stage.

A kick off of the Black Family Reunion included a Youth Summit and Peace in the Hood Basketball Tournament.

Youth Summmit – A youth discussion on Race, Power and Community was held, folllowed by workshops and panel discussions.

The Peace in the Hood Basketball Tournament—AYMCA Basketball Showcase & Celebrity Game wasxFull Court, Full Press. It was sponsored by Coach Anwar, Julie William and Marcus Robinson.

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