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Juneteenth New Haven 2024

Join Descendants of the CT 29th Colored Regiment for their 9th Annual Juneteenth Festival on Saturday, June 22nd. The social wellness of all people of color is the inspiration of this year’s theme – Pan Africanism: Unified by History, Connected in Culture, and Focused on the Future.

Wonderful Books and Where to Find Them

The New Haven Free Public Library is excited to bring you this book club and storytime series for families focusing on topics of social importance, in partnership with Yale Affinity Groups.

First Saturday of the Month, 11:00am - 11:30am

April 6 - Every Day’s a Holiday: Winnie’s Birthday Countdown by Stef Wade and Husna Aghniya | Religion & Holidays: Learn about holidays from around the world, including National Picnic Day, and create your own picnic food craft.

Wonderful Books and Where to Find Them

The New Haven Free Public Library is excited to bring you this book club and storytime series for families focusing on topics of social importance, in partnership with Yale Affinity Groups.

First Saturday of the Month, 11:00am - 11:30am

April 6 - Every Day’s a Holiday: Winnie’s Birthday Countdown by Stef Wade and Husna Aghniya | Religion & Holidays: Learn about holidays from around the world, including National Picnic Day, and create your own picnic food craft.

Wonderful Books and Where to Find Them

The New Haven Free Public Library is excited to bring you this book club and storytime series for families focusing on topics of social importance, in partnership with Yale Affinity Groups.

First Saturday of the Month, 11:00am - 11:30am

April 6 - Every Day’s a Holiday: Winnie’s Birthday Countdown by Stef Wade and Husna Aghniya | Religion & Holidays: Learn about holidays from around the world, including National Picnic Day, and create your own picnic food craft.

International Women’s Day

Join Yale’s Affinity Groups to celebrate International Women’s Day in various locations across campus on Tuesday, March 5th, from 11:30 am– 1:30 pm. Stop by a location near you to get a flower for yourself, or someone you know, to celebrate International Women’s Day. Suggested donation of $1 per flower is welcomed, while supplies last, to benefit Phenomenal I Am. If you would like to donate directly to Phenomenal I Am you may do so at any time at:https://www.phenomenaliam.org/.

Bomba Workshop With Movimiento Cultural

Join Yale’s Latino Networking Group and Yale’s African American Affinity Group us for an exciting Bomba Workshop with Movimiento Cultural! Get ready to immerse yourself in the vibrant rhythms and energetic dance moves of Bomba, a traditional Afro-Puerto Rican dance form. This in-person family friendly event will be held at Rosenfeld Hall. Whether you’re a beginner or have some experience, this workshop is perfect for anyone looking to learn and have fun. So put on your dancing shoes and come join us for an unforgettable Bomba experience!

Children's Authors and Illustrators Series - Author Tangular Irby

The New Haven Free Public Library’s Children’s Authors and Illustrators series returns! Join local author Tangular Irby as she conducts a read aloud of her children’s book, Pearl and her Gee’s Bend Quilt, an engaging story about family, art, and adventure. She will discuss the legacy of Gee’s Bend quilting, her relationship to Gee’s Bend quilters, and the inspiration for her children’s books. Tangular will also encourage others to consider writing and sharing their own stories. There will also be a book giveaway, while supplies last.

VIRTUAL: Afroperuanos Resistencia y Resiliencia a través de las Arte

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Yale African American Affinity Group and Yale Latino Networking Group will host Nadia Calmet. Nadia is a professional Peruvian dancer, actress, folk choreographer, and specialist in Afro-Peruvian culture. She has more than 25 years of experience participating in cultural exchanges with organizations in more than thirty countries as a cultural representative of Peru. During this diversity conversation, you’ll be able to see, recognize, and celebrate the Afro-Peruvian historical, artistic, and cultural heritage.

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