Events

NEW HAVEN, Conn.: Pushing Forward for Jobs and Freedom

February 24 2013 16:00 - February 24 2013 18:30

39th Annual People's World African-American History Month celebration

Sunday, February 24 at 4 p.m.

On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the. Emancipation Proclamation and 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

Guest speaker Jamie Wilson, associate professor at Salem State University. 'Ain't gonna let nobody turn us around' - Pushing Forward for Jobs and Freedom.

Prizes for high school arts and writing competition and exhibit of children's art. 

Music and buffet. $5 or what you can.

At 37 Howe St., New Haven.

203-624-8664. ct-pww@pobox.com