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Orlando Black History Month First Friday Kickoff Event

In celebration of Black History Month and the historical accomplishments of African Americans, local Orlando groups will gather for a First Friday event that is free and open to the public.

The Coalition of 100 Black Women – Central Florida, Alianza, Ms. Betty Resilience Hub, Community Equity Project, Unitarian Universalist Justice of Florida, Christ the King Episcopal Church, Renacer Foundation and Institute of Afrodiasporic Studies, invite the Orlando community to the Black History Month Kickoff on Friday, February 3rd at Holden Heights Community Center.

This Black History Month/First Friday event will start with a Climate Justice Luncheon calling for all faith-based, civic, and community organizations to participate. Events are open to the public and the luncheon’s featured speakers are Rev. Michael Malcom MDiv, MBA, People’s Justice Council and Alabama Interfaith Power & Light, and Janice “Jan” Booher, MS, UU Justice of Florida and Resilient American Communities.

The Climate Justice Luncheon will commence at 11:30am; the Resilience to Restoration Workshop at 3:00pm; ribbon cutting and Justice 40 listening session at 6:00pm. All events place special emphasis on climate justice, funding opportunities, and establishing resilience to restoration through education.

“Please join us as we celebrate our continued efforts fighting for climate and environmental justice in our Black, Hispanic and underserved communities,” the groups said.

Friday, February 3, 2023

Holden Heights Community Center
1201 20th Street – Orlando, FL 32805

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