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Switching On A Generation - Launch
Fri 21 April 2017, 18:00 – 21:30 BST
Rooted (by Switching on a Generation) is founded by five young women who's mission is to promote a positive dialog of social identity and culture through African history lessons, Arts and Events. Join us for an evening celebration, fun, food and games. The evening will include Black history quiz, Spoken word, Networking and an opportunity to learn more about African and Black British culture.
Hosted by Gina Nipah
Our distinguished panelists:
- Diane Abbott (MP for Hackney N. & Stoke Newington, Shadow Secretary of State for Health)
- Karl Lokko (Activist, Social influencer and Word smith)
- Viv Ahmun (Social Policy Advisor and Director of Choices Consortium)
- Joshua Virasami (Activist, Writer and Photographer)
- Jennifer G. Robinson (Director of Eshe Media and Journalist)
- Mandisa Knights (Barrister of Furnival Chambers)
Key note speaker - Councillor Jacqui Dyer
As culture denotes, where there are people, there is food. African/Caribbean food and snacks will be available throughout the evening. Spoken word by Janelle Reece Gardener. AfroStoricals will be telling an African tale.
Children's face painting among other activities will commence from 3.30pm - 5pm
Tickets also available at the door. Please bring exact change.