Kwanzaa 2021 @AAMP!

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Sunday December 26

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9:30 AM  –  12:00 PM

Kwanzaa 2021 @ AAMP!

Kwanzaa celebrates the first fruits of the harvest in our homes. This season, AAMP invites our communities to join us in learning about Kwanzaa traditions, and planting seeds of wellness and self-care for the year ahead! 

On Sunday, December 26th, beginning at 9:30 a.m.; and Thursday, December 30th, beginning at 10:00 a.m., our partners from Keepers of the Culture, the Kwanzaa Cooperative, Penn Medicine and talented teaching artists Jihan Thomas and Text Rich Ali will help us uplift the seven principles of the season (the Nguzo Saba) through songs, stories, art and discussion. Let's light the kinara together and give thanks! 
Principle: Umoja (Unity)
9:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m
Kinara Candle Lighting w/Keepers of the Culture (KOP)
Kwanzaa 101 Lessons from Mama Maisha Ongoza of Kwanzaa Cooperative
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. 
Kwanzaa Creativity with Jihan Thomas of Original Seeds Expressions (Virtual Learning Through the Arts Workshop)
Kwanzaa Drum Circle with Text Rich Ali 
1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. 
"Seeding Wellness and Self-Care" presented by Dr. Sharon Lewis from the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. 
Kwanzaa Drum Circle with Text Rich Ali 

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