Thursday, June 17, 2010
On August 7, 2010 Y.O.U.th (Youth Organized and United to Help) presents The 3rd Annual Peace and Unity Fest beginning at 1:00pm at the Mallory Avenue Community Enrichment Center (M.A.C.E) parking lot located at 126 N.E. Alberta Street.
Y.O.U.th is a non-profit organization promoting opportunities for youth to explore their talents and gifts through an art medium. The Peace and Unity Festival serves as a fundraiser for the upcoming 5th Annual Youth Summit (February 2011). The Peace and Unity Festival will feature celebrated local and national musicians and spoken word artists, community activists and faith leaders, and community vendors.
Invited speakers include: Host Pastor Fred D Woods (Calvary Christian Church), Rev. Renee Ward (Chrysalis Ministries), Universal Zulu Nation Member, Representative of the Nation of Islam, Representative of Hebrew Israelites Church, and more to come.
Featured artists include Ro Deezy, Rose Bent, Black Market, F.I.Y.A. and many more and DJ’s from all over the Northwest. There will be cultural dance expression presented through traditional native dances and the annual ritual of libation.
Vendors will include small businesses and individuals who provide a service to our community. The Peace and Unity Fest is a venue for these vendors to gain more exposure and support from the community.
The organizers of the event hope the Peace and Unity Fest serves as a magnet to assist us in “Building Our Community”. School Supplies, along with your donation of $5, will assists families in need with essential school supplies (backpacks, pens, pencils, paper, rulers, etc.) before the first day of school. Proceeds benefit the 5th Annual Youth Summit. For more information on how to volunteer or financially support the 5th Annual Youth Summit contact Imani Muhammad Y.O.U.th at 503-781-5313 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit their website at www.youthsummit09.blogspot.com