Celebrating the Legacy of Nelson Mandela – 4th Annual Madiba Humanitarian Award

October 13, 2018 | 7:00pm – 9:00pm

The annual event honors those individuals who exemplify many of the extraordinary principles that the late, former South African President, Nelson Mandela, embodied in his life: his idea of a just society, his exceptional dignity and his unwavering sacrifices toward helping humanity.

Cost: $20 – $35 

Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn NY 11238-6052

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Gold Women’s Wellness Business Breakfast

October 11, 2018 | 8:30am – 10:30am

Running a business or having a busy career is both tough and challenging for women! Women often times care for children, aging parents, manage finances, and so much more! To find time to take care of your health can seem almost impossible. Many of us put our health and wellness at the bottom of our to-do list and neglect the most vital components of our lives. Other times, our self-care comes after the care of others.

How can we run businesses and prioritize our health and wellness? How do we plan for unexpected major life events like a serious health diagnosis or a disability? Join us while we get together to enlighten, empower, and educate! In honor of October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, our Panel of Experts will share tips and strategies for Self Care, Crisis and Time Management, Cancer Prevention, and more.

We’re extending the Early Bird Special! Register as soon as you can before we change the price to $30!

Price: $25.00

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
335 Adams Street, Suite 2700
Brooklyn New York 11201

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Sousou Saturdays

Sousou Saturdays at CCCADI
May 19, 2018 | 11:30am – 3:00pm
The SouSou! Saturdays program is inspired by the cooperative economic practice is known throughout the African Diaspora by such names as “Colecta”, “Box Hand”, “San”, “Partna”, or “Sou-Sou”. We’ve borrowed from, and transformed this long-standing practice of collective trust, and contribution into a “cultural SouSou” for the community.

Families with kids ages 4-12, come and enjoy community, and learning, while making art, dance, music, and much more! . This season, we are delighted to be joined by Callaloo Kids, CCCADI’S newest artists-in-residence! Their entertaining style of puppet theater highlights a unique brand of cultural literacy and social awareness.

Cost: $5 for adults; $3.00 for seniors and students (with ID); Free for CCADI Landmark members and children under 6 yrs old.

Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute

120 East 125th Street between Lexington and Park Avenues
New York NY 10035

More Info: http://cccadi.org/SouSou



Early Birds @ El Museo

May 19, 2018 | 11:00am – 12:00pm

We invite families with children on the autism spectrum to comfortably explore El Museo before it opens to the public through sensory-guided visits and hands-on workshops.

Recommended for kids ages 5 to 12 years old. Siblings’ welcome! Support for Early Birds is made possible thanks to the generous support of TD Bank.

Cost: FREE ADMISSION. Please visit website to RSVP.

El Museo del Barrio New York
1230 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street
New York NY 1002

More Info: http://www.elmuseo.org/event/early-birds-el-museo/

Bronx 2018 Job Fair

May 3, 2018 | 11:00am – 3:00pm

Bronx 2018 Job Fair. This event is sponsored by the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation & New York State Department of Labor. Meet with 25 businesses, hundreds of job opportunities available.

Candidates are strongly encouraged to pre-register online: www.labor.ny.gov/Bronx2018jobfair.


Cost: FREE

Bronx County Public Administration Building
851 Grand Concourse – 1st Floor (Rotunda)
Bronx NY 10451

More Info: https://labor.ny.gov/job-fair-two/job-seeker-registration/

Harlem Holistic Wellness Week-Discovering Natural Wellness Options

April 28, 2018 | 10:00am – 6:00pm

The main focus of the annual Harlem Holistic Wellness Week (HHWW) celebration is to bring awareness to the many natural and holistic options that can address health and the improvement of the quality of life. Due to the many questions surrounding health care, a number of people of all ages are looking for natural ways to maintain health and wellness. Theme of this year’s wellness week is “Discovering Natural Wellness Options.”

Cost: Free
ImageNation Cinema Foundation – RAW SPACE Gallery
2031 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. btwn 121st & 122nd Sts
New York NY 1002

More Info: http://www.harlemholisticwellness.com



Young Lions Volunteer Day at The Schomburg Center


April 14, 2018 – 11:30am – 1:00pm

Explore the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at our Young Lions Volunteer Day! This is a unique opportunity to help archive materials focused on African American, African Diaspora, and African experiences. Enjoy a light breakfast with friends and work alongside Kadiatou Tubman, Education Coordinator for the Schomburg Junior Scholars program, who will guide us through the archiving process.

This event is open to all Young Lions, and this is a members only event. For more information about the Young Lions program or to join, please contact Kayla Ponturo at 212.930.0885.

Cost: FREE

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Boulevard at 135th Street
New York NY 10037

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Recycle for Art

August 9th – September 27th   2:30 pm – 4:30 pm (Wednesday)

Learn to make art out of recycled materials at Poe Park. The workshops are part of a monthly program where guests use recycled materials to craft art. At an earlier workshop, attendees created their own puzzles using Popsicle sticks. This event will repeat every Wednesday through September 27th with a new theme every month.

Cost: FREE

 Location Details
Poe Park – Poe Park Visitor Center
2640 Grand Concourse
Bronx NY

Citizen: An American Lyric Teen Talk presented by Schomburg Junior Scholars and Urban Word NYC

March 11, 2017 | 1:00pm – 3:00pm

american-lyricThe Schomburg Junior Scholars Program and Urban Word NYC join forces to produce this teen-centered creative examination of Claudia Rankin’s award-winning poetic masterpiece, Citizen: An American Lyric.

Reserve your seats here. Priority seating for youth. For ages 13 to 18 years.

For school groups and groups larger than 10, please contact schomburged@nypl.org for more information.

Cost: FREE – Register via schomburgcenter.eventbrite.com. First come, first seated. For free events, we generally overbook to ensure a full house. All registered seats are released 15 to 30 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early. Guests, please note that holding seats in the Langston Hughes Auditorium is strictly prohibited and there is no food or drinks allowed anywhere in the Schomburg Center.

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture – 515 Malcolm X Boulevard at 135th Street